Traditional Sweet Potato Casserole
Traditional sweet potato casserole recipe that was on every holiday table as kid... Can't wait to dig into this mouth watering side dish!
- 2 1/2 lbs Sweet potatoes peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes
- 3/4 Cup Packed brown sugar
- 1/4 Cup Butter softened
- 1 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/2 tsp Cinnamon
- 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
- 1/2 Cup Finely chopped pecans divided
- Cooking spray
- 2 Cups Miniature marshmallows
Preheat oven to 375°.
Place the sweet potatoes in a Dutch oven, and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer for 15 minutes or until very tender; drain.
Add sugar, butter, vanilla, salt and pepper. Mash sweet potato mixture with a potato masher.
Fold in 1/4 cup pecans. Scrape potato mixture into an even layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup pecans; top with marshmallows.
Bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until golden and marshmallows are soft and puffy.