Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

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Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping
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
229
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
12 1/2-cup servings

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
  • 2 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
18%
Sugar
19g
N/A
Saturated Fat
4g
20%
Cholesterol
16mg
5%
Protein
4g
7%
Carbs
28g
9%
Vitamin A
281µg
31%
Vitamin B6
0.1mg
5.2%
Vitamin C
4mg
7%
Vitamin D
0.1µg
N/A
Vitamin E
0.4mg
1.8%
Vitamin K
1µg
2%
Calcium
75mg
7%
Fiber
2g
8%
Folate (food)
10µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
20µg
5%
Folic acid
5µg
N/A
Iron
0.7mg
3.9%
Magnesium
26mg
7%
Monounsaturated
5g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
0.6mg
2.9%
Phosphorus
91mg
13%
Polyunsaturated
2g
N/A
Potassium
246mg
7%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.1mg
8.4%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Sugars, added
8g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.1mg
8.9%
Trans
0.2g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
4.7%

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