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

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