Sweet Potato Casserole

Serves 6

Level of Difficulty: Easy

This recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole is so delicious you'll wonder how you ever had Thanksgiving without it!


4 large sweet potatoes
1 teaspoon salt
½ cup sugar
½ cup sweetened condensed milk
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ cup unsalted butter, melted
Juice of 1 orange
½ cup pecans (optional)
Marshmallows for garnish


Place potatoes and salt in a large pot and add water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat and cook until potatoes are tender, about 30 minutes. Drain. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

When cool enough to handle, peel the potatoes and cut them into large chunks. In a large mixing bowl, mash the potatoes. Add sugar, condensed milk, cinnamon, butter, and orange juice. Whisk until smooth. Stir in the chopped pecans, if using. Empty the mixture into a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish. Top with marshmallows and bake until heated through and marshmallows are slightly browned, 20-30 minutes.

This recipe can easily be doubled.

Complementary Wines: Viognier, Water: Still

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