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Sweet Potato Zucchini Casserole

Yield: 4 people
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
35 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
This Sweet Potato Zucchini Casserole recipe is incredibly flavorful, gluten-free, and easy to make. It'll be on your table in less than 30 minutes and is a one-pan meal loaded with protein, vitamins, and nutrients.
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3.47 from 118 votes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 medium zucchinis — diced
  • 1 lb lean ground turkey
  • 1/2 cup onions — chopped
  • 1 garlic clove — minced
  • Salt and ground black pepper
  • 1 cup homemade tomato sauce or any other sauce of your preference
  • 2 medium sweet potato — sliced
  • 1/2 cup mozzarella cheese — (shredded)
  • Garnish with fresh parsley — (chopped)


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a medium skillet, heat 1 tbsp of olive oil over medium-high heat.

  3. Add zucchini, salt, and pepper. Stir occasionally and cook for about 5 minutes. Set aside.
  4. In the same skillet, add onions and garlic. Cook until the onions are translucent.
  5. Add the ground turkey and cook until the meat is not pink anymore. Make sure to break apart the meat with a spoon as it cooks.
  6. Add homemade tomato sauce, the cooked zucchini, salt, and pepper. Cook for more 3-5 minutes.
  7. In a greased baking casserole, place the slices of sweet potato in an even layer.
  8. Pour the ground turkey mixture into a baking dish.

  9. Top with mozzarella cheese.
  10. Bake for about 20-25 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are tender.
  11. Before serving sprinkle some fresh parsley.
  12. Enjoy!
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: dinner, gluten-free, low-carb, Special Diet

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/4) — Calories: 317, Fat: 12g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 81mg, Sodium: 339mg, Potassium: 847mg, Carbohydrates: 25g, Fiber: 5g, Sugar: 10g, Protein: 24g

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