Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese - No hassle, quick & divinely delicious dishes are what we want for Thanksgiving. Even better when that dish is as healthy as it is tasty! #HealthyRecipes #Thanksgiving #Potatoes #SideDishes #RealFood

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese - No hassle, quick & divinely delicious dishes are what we want for Thanksgiving. Even better when that dish is as healthy as it is tasty! #HealthyRecipes #Thanksgiving #Potatoes #SideDishes #RealFood

 

 

No one wants Thanksgiving dinner to be a hassle. Quick, easy and divinely delicious dishes are exactly what we all want. It’s even better when that dish is as healthy as it is appetizing! This potato casserole is literally our new favorite recipe! It’s one you can’t walk away from easily. It may even steal the show from the turkey 😉 You can make it the night before, for extra convenience. Just pop it in the oven to warm up and melt the cheese on the day of and you are set to go. It is also very easy to transport! Grab some Cranberry Harvest Punch a Chocolate Pie Square and you are ready for a health promoting and mouthwatering Thanksgiving.

Did you know Sweet Potatoes can potentially improve blood sugar regulation? They also have anti-inflammatory nutrients and antioxidant nutrients. They contain vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B6, fiber and manganese. They are as healthy as they are delicious! (source)

Potatoes can reduce inflammation, prevent cancer, relieve high blood pressure, relieve indigestion, support brain function, and they are easy to digest. (source)

Are you ready to dig into this amazing dish? Trust us, you are about to fall in love!

 

Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese

Ingredients

  • 2-3 large sweet potatoes
  • 4-6 medium russet potatoes
    olive oil
  • kosher salt
  • 4 oz. bacon
  • 8 oz. cream cheese
  • ¼ cup blue cheese

Directions

Scrub potatoes and sweet potatoes until clean. Rub skins with olive oil and kosher salt. Pierce several times. Bake on a stoneware cookie sheet at 375º until soft and tender. While potatoes are baking, cut bacon into bits. Fry until done in large pan (we like our enamel Lodge pan for this). When potatoes are done, scoop sweet potatoes out of their skins and add to the bacon pan. Cut potatoes into small chunks and add to the pan (no need to peel them, the skins add flavor). Add cream cheese. Stir until well combined. Put into a glass 8×8 pan. Lightly garnish with blue cheese. Reduce heat to 325º and return to oven and bake until the cheese melts. This won’t take long.

If you would like to save time, you can make it the night before. Follow all instructions up until garnishing with blue cheese and returning to the oven. Cover with aluminum foil and keep in the fridge overnight. When ready to bake, bake at 325º until warmed through. This should take 35-40 minutes depending on how thick your casserole is. Remove aluminum foil and lightly top with blue cheese the last 10 minutes of baking.

For more healthy and mouthwatering Thanksgiving dishes, make sure you try our Clean Eating Banana Cream Pie, Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese, Clean Eating Green Bean Casserole, and Winter Squash Stuffing.

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese - No hassle, quick & divinely delicious dishes are what we want for Thanksgiving. Even better when that dish is as healthy as it is tasty! #HealthyRecipes #Thanksgiving #Potatoes #SideDishes #RealFood

 

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7 Comment

  1. […] sure to try our Winter Basil Squash, End of Winter Soup, Last Minute Garlic Roasted Veggies and Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese. […]

  2. […] we love recipes that can be made up beforehand (like our Whole Wheat Diggity Bomb Rolls and Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon and Blue Cheese). This dish is perfect for just that! Make it up the day before and let it refrigerate until you […]

  3. anne says: Reply

    What an interesting combination! I would never have thought to mix blue cheese with sweet potatoes. I bet it’s good!

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks, it is a new favorite around here!

  4. Thanks so much for sharing your awesome Sweet Potato Casserole with us at Full Plate Thursday. Have a great day and come back to see us real soon!
    Miz Helen

  5. Audrey says: Reply

    Did you say bacon and blue cheese?! Swoon!

    Thanks for partying with us at #TastyTuesdays. I always love to see what you bring to the party.

    1. Easy Peasy Life Matters Easy Peasy Life Matters says: Reply

      Thanks so much and thanks for hosting! Happy Thanksgiving!

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