• explore the mill
  • Pesto Broccoli Sweet Potato Rice Casserole

    pesto sweet potato casserole

    Sweet potatoes are in season. We found this fun twist on a casserole that is low in calories, low carb, and can be vegan friendly -- or not.

    Prep Time: 15 minutes

    Cook Time: 40 minutes

    Total Time: 55 minutes

    Serves: 4-6 people

    pesto sweet potato

    Pesto (Left) | Sweet Potato Rice (Right)

    Ingredients

    For the pesto:

    • 2.5 cups basil leaves, packed
    • 3 tbsp of pine nuts
    • 1/4 cup of olive oil (if you like it thicker, less olive oil)
    • 5 cranks of the sea salt grinder
    • 5 cranks of the peppercorn grinder
    • 1 large clove of garlic minced

    For the rest:

    • 2 cups small broccoli florets
    • 1 large sweet potato (350g), peeled, Blade C
    • pepper, to taste
    • 1/3 cup low-sodium vegetable broth
    • 1.5 cups shredded mozzarella (optional)

    You can also add chicken, if you want.

    For the full instructions on Inspiralized.com: http://goo.gl/3hp3QZ

    About

    A team of staff writers at The Mill Magazine work closely together to provide fresh content on topics we find interesting and hope you do, too.