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Sweet Potatoes

Sweet Potatoes– Diced sweet potatoes sprinkled with sugar, brown sugar, butter, and loaded with miniature marshmallows.

Sweet Potatoes

One week from today we will be stuffing ourselves with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and I will especially be enjoying these yummy sweet potatoes. I never had sweet potato casserole until a few years ago and I think it’s delicious Buuuttttttt, my family never fixed it and I grew up eating sweet potatoes prepared the way I am sharing with you.  My husband know loves sweet potatoes, but wouldn’t touch them when we first started dating. 

Please note that in this recipe I use a little bit of orange juice. I have even used pineapple juice which is great, too. If you don’t have either one of those juices then just omit it from the recipe. 

Sweet Potato Recipes

I always scoop out the area of the dish that has the most marshmallows. I really love marshmallows! 

I hope you give these a try…that is only if you’re willing to part with the sweet potato casserole. Or, make two sweet potato dishes! 🙂

Sweet Potatoes
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Ingredients
  1. Approximately 4 cups of diced sweet potatoes
  2. 4 cups water, approximately
  3. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  4. 1/2 tablespoon orange juice
  5. 2 tablespoon sugar
  6. 1/2 tablespoon brown sugar
  7. 1/4 cup butter
  8. 1/2 cup miniature marshmallows
Instructions
  1. Dice potatoes and place in a pot with plenty of room for the potatoes to cook.
  2. Add enough water to cover the potatoes plus about an additional inch.
  3. Bring potatoes to a boil and allow to boil for about 10 minutes.
  4. Check for tenderness with a fork.
  5. Don't overcook because potatoes will bake in the oven for a few minutes.
  6. Drain potatoes.
  7. Place in a casserole dish.
  8. Pour juice over potatoes.
  9. Top with pats of butter.
  10. Sprinkle with sugar.
  11. Sprinkle marshmallows over the top.
  12. Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes or until marshmallows are golden brown and start to melt.
  13. Cover with foil until ready to eat.
Notes
  1. This recipe is easily doubled.
  2. If the potatoes need to be sweeter just sprinkle more granulated sugar over the top until the desired sweetness level is reached.
  3. Feel free to add more marshmallows.
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Born and raised in Southern Illinois. My journey has brought me to Louisville, Ky where I live with my architect husband, Jason and our little dog, Fonzie. We enjoy exploring our city and eating good food. I am happy to be able to share great recipes with you and snap some photos along the way. I sincerely hope you enjoy exploring my blog as much as I have enjoyed creating it!

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