Sweet potato casserole is a traditional holiday meal commonly served around Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s a hearty and tasty casserole that mixes sweet potatoes’ natural sweetness with a crispy pecan and brown sugar topping.
It is a classic side dish frequently served alongside turkey, ham, or anything else. It’s a delicious way to get some healthy sweet potatoes into your diet while satisfying your sweet taste.
Sweet Potato Casserole
Let’s see the simple recipe for sweet potato casserole.
- Melted half a stick (4 tablespoons) of unsalted butter plus additional butter for the baking dish
- 3 to 4 big, diced, and peeled sweet potatoes
- 1/2 cup milk
- 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
- Pure vanilla extract, 1 teaspoon
- 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
- 2 eggs
- 1/2 cup of general flour
- 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/2 stick of melted unsalted butter
- 1/4 of a teaspoon of kosher salt
- Pecans cut into 3/4 cup
Let’s see the directions to make this dish.
To prepare the sweet potatoes, first peel and dice them. Then put these pieces in a large saucepan with salted water. Boil at high heat, then reduce the heat and simmer for about 15-20 minutes or till the potatoes become incredibly soft. Cool and drain. Make sure you mash the sweet potatoes.
When filling, preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter a 2-quart baking pan.
Combine the butter, milk, mashed potatoes, brown sugar, salt, eggs, and vanilla in a big bowl. Place the mixture in the prepared baking dish.
Prepare the topping by combining brown sugar, flour, salt, and butter in a separate bowl. Mix the mixture until there are no clumps. Add the pecans and mix well. Spread the mixture evenly and over top of the potatoes. Bake for 25-30 minutes or until the top turns brown and the center sets. Serve it warm.
After reading this article, you’ve got a clear idea about preparing sweet potato casserole. Try this recipe at home and enjoy a hearty meal.