Sweet Potato Casserole

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Hi again everyone,

I hope you had a chance to look over the Sage Stuffing recipe I posted yesterday, because here comes another favorite side.

This is my second favorite side dish and it is a little on the sweet side, (no not pie, that’s later). My husband loves this one too. We were fortunate to have this at a Ruth’s Chris Steak House and it was a bite of heaven. 

You know what I mean, the bite that you savor, close you eyes and you are whisked away to another planet just for a brief moment. It’s that bite of heaven.

It really should be a dessert instead of a side.

It is the RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE SWEET POTATO CASSEROLE.

Wait until you see the ingredients for this one; a lot of butter and sugar, but once you take your first bite you will be amazed and forget about the calories.

I was fortunate to find the recipe and I have been making it ever since. Give it a try.

2014-11-27 19.36.54 SWEET POTAOTES

Ruth’s Chris Steak House Sweet Potato Casserole

  • Time 30 minutes
  • Serves 6

Ingredients:

  • CRUST
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped nuts (pecans preferred)
  • 1/3 stick butter — melted (Do not omit or reduce this amount)
  •  
  • SWEET POTATO MIXTURE
  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (Garnets looks best and I bake mine first)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs — well beaten
  • 1 stick butter — ( 1/2 cup) melted (You can leave it out or reduce it, if you wish)

Directions:

  • Combine brown sugar, flour, nuts and butter in mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Combine sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, vanilla, eggs and butter in a mixing bowl in the order listed. Mix thoroughly.
  • Pour mixture into buttered baking dish.
  • Sprinkle the surface of the sweet potato mixture evenly with the crust mixture.
  • Bake for 30 minutes. Allow to set at least 30 minutes before serving.
  • Cooks Note:
  • Serves 6 -Double the recipe. People will love the leftovers, which also freeze beautifully.

I hope you have the opportunity to try either one of my favorite side dishes this year for your Thanksgiving table if you want to try something new.

Stay well and have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

Until my next post, make every day a celebration!

Diane

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