Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole

This sweet potato casserole is loaded with a mixture of spices, nuts and dried fruit for extra flavor. It’s perfect to serve alongside your favorite main course or as a vegetarian side dish.

This is a sweet potato casserole that is loaded with bacon, cheese and green onions. It’s best served warm.

Do you have any idea what’s coming up next? Thanksgiving. Do you know what Thanksgiving is all about? Pumpkin pie, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and, most notably, sweet potato casserole are all traditional Thanksgiving foods. As a result, we created the most delectable, loaded sweet potato casserole to fulfill all of your Thanksgiving needs.

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What is sweet potato casserole, and how do you make it?

Do you live under a rock, I’m sorry? If you’ve ever attended a traditional Thanksgiving meal, you’ve most likely had the pleasure of devouring a full plate of sweet potato casserole. Sweet potato casserole is often cooked with a gently sweetened sweet potato foundation, a buttery pecan crumble, and a thick layer of roasted marshmallows on top.

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Dessert? Maybe. What about a side dish? Always.

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Sweet potatoes may be cooked in a variety of ways.

Sweet potatoes may be prepared in a variety of ways.

  1. To cook them, just bring a big saucepan of water to a boil and drop in the sweet potatoes. Cook for 15-20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender!
  2. Griddle them: To relieve any excess heat or pressure, stab the potatoes with a fork. Roast for 45 minutes, uncovered, or until tender1
  3. Cook in an Instant Pot: Fill your Instant Pot halfway with water and insert the steamer basket inside. Cook the sweet potatoes in the steamer basket for 15 minutes on high.

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How to prepare sweet potato casserole: Preheat oven to 350°F.

My favorite thing about sweet potato casserole is how easy and fast it is to prepare. Cook sweet potatoes until soft, then mash them with brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and a touch of salt. For the ultimate Thanksgiving side dish, top with a luscious buttery crumble and a thick coating of marshmallows!

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Greetings, my loves, on the eve of Thanksgiving!

We hope you love this sweet potato dish as much as we do!

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For the perfect Thanksgiving side dish, top this loaded sweet potato casserole with a buttery crumb topping and marshmallows!

  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to prepare: 25 minutes
  • Time spent: 25 minutes
  • 12 servings 1 time
  • Cuisine: savory
  • Cooking method
  • Baked cuisine
  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to prepare: 25 minutes
  • Time spent: 25 minutes
  • 12 servings 1 time
  • Cuisine: savory
  • Cooking method
  • Baked cuisine

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  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • Time to Prepare: 10 minutes
  • Time to prepare: 25 minutes
  • Time spent: 25 minutes
  • 12 servings 1 time
  • Cuisine: savory
  • Cooking method
  • Baked cuisine

Ingredients

to make a sweet potato

  • 2 pounds peeled and cooked sweet potatoes
  • a half cup of brown sugar
  • 4 teaspoons melted butter
  • a pinch of cinnamon
  • a half teaspoon of ginger
  • nutmeg (1/2 teaspoon)

for the garnish

  • room temperature 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1 pound of brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour (all-purpose)
  • 2 tsp cinnamon powder
  • a quarter teaspoon of nutmeg
  • a quarter teaspoon of ginger
  • a quarter teaspoon of salt
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped pecans
  • marshmallows (16 oz.)

Instructions

  1. Sweet potatoes should be roasted or boiled until thoroughly cooked. Allow to cool completely before peeling.
  2. Preheat the oven to 375°F and oil and put aside a 9 x 13′′ pan.
  3. In a large mixing basin, combine the cooked and skinned sweet potatoes, brown sugar, melted butter, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and salt. Combine with a potato masher or a big fork until smooth.
  4. Place the sweet potato mixture in the pan that has been prepared.
  5. In a large mixing basin, add all topping ingredients, except the marshmallows for the crumble, and stir with a fork until the mixture resembles wet sand and begins to clump.
  6. Over the sweet potato mixture, sprinkle the crumble topping. Preheat the oven to 350°F and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. Remove the pan from the oven after 15 minutes and top with the whole bag of marshmallows. Cook for another 15 minutes, or until the marshmallows are golden brown and toasted. Allow for 15 minutes of cooling time before serving! Enjoy!

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The “loaded sweet potato casserole with canned yams” is a dish that is loaded with vegetables and it’s a delicious side dish. It’s also easy to make and can be made ahead of time.

Frequently Asked Questions

How do you firm up sweet potato casserole?

A: You can add more sugar to the mix and then bake it in the oven until slightly crispy.

Whats the difference between yams and sweet potato casserole?

A: The difference between yams and sweet potato casserole is that the former is a type of tuber, while the latter is cooked in an oven.

Why are there marshmallows on sweet potato casserole?

A: The marshmallows are meant to be there for a decorative effect. They can also make the dish taste better and add some sweetness if desired.

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