Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping
Staff Writer
Holly Clegg

Volunteer to bring this simple and fabulous sweet potato dish for your next holiday meal. And don’t save for only Thanksgiving — eat it all year-round. 

12
Servings
174
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

For the casserole

  • 3  Cups  cooked mashed peeled Louisiana yams, or about 3-4 sweet potatoes
  • 2/3  Cups  fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • egg whites
  • 1/4  Cup  orange juice
  • Praline topping (recipe follows)

For the praline topping

  • 2/3  Cups  light brown sugar
  • 1/3  Cup  all-purpose flour
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  ground cinnamon
  • 1/4  Cup  butter, melted
  • 1  Teaspoon  vanilla extract
  • 1  Cup  chopped pecans

Directions

For the casserole

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Coat a 2-quart casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray.

In a large bowl, cream together all the ingredients, except for the topping, using a potato masher or mixer until all of the ingredients are well blended. Transfer the mixture to the prepared dish and sprinkle it with the praline topping (see recipe).

Bake for 40-45 minutes, or until thoroughly heated and topping is brown and crumbly.

For the praline topping

In a large bowl, mix together the brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Stir in the butter, vanilla, and pecans until the micture becomes crumbly.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
12g
13%
Saturated Fat
2g
8%
Cholesterol
20mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
23g
18%
Protein
9g
20%
Vitamin A, RAE
69µg
10%
Vitamin B-12
1µg
42%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Calcium, Ca
98mg
10%
Choline, total
11mg
3%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
10mg
3%
Niacin
2mg
14%
Phosphorus, P
104mg
15%
Selenium, Se
7µg
13%
Sodium, Na
402mg
27%
Water
23g
1%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Sweet Potato Casserole Shopping Tip

Ingredients like rice, pasta, and beans make for great casserole bases – they are inexpensive, come in a variety of sizes and flavors, and can stretch meat and vegetables a long way.

Sweet Potato Casserole Cooking Tip

Making two casseroles is just as easy as making one – freeze the second for busy days ahead.