Sweet Potato & Mandarin Orange-Caramelized Onion Casserole Recipe



Sweet Potato & Mandarin Orange-Caramelized Onion Casserole


  • One Large or two Medium sized Orange Sweet Potato (s), peeled and sliced into 1/2-inch disks
  • One large yellow onion, halved and sliced
  • 4 Tbsp vegan butter
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 6 oz mandarin oranges, mashed into pulpy juice
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts


  • Place sweet potatoes in a large pot with cold water to cover, bring to a boil and coo until soft but not falling apart, about 25 minutes.  Drain, and mash.dsc00502


  • Meanwhile, cook onion, vegan butter, olive oil, mandarin oranges and agave nectar in a large skillet over medium heat, stirring often until onion if soft and slightly golden, about 30 minutes.dsc00503
  • Fold onion and liquid into the sweet potatoes. dsc00510
  • Transfer into a grease casserole dish, smooth and sprinkle the top with brown sugar and walnuts. (It can be prepared to this point up to 2 days in advanced. Bring back to room temperature before heating..)dsc005133
  • Heat in 350 degree oven for 35-45 minutes, or until thoroughly warmed through and lightly browned on top.



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