Sweet Potato Casserole
4 medium Sweet potatoes or – yams (about 2 lb)
1/4 cup Packed brown sugar
1/4 cup Butter
1/2 teaspoon Salt
1 Can (8 oz) crushed – pineapple
1 tablespoon Packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon Butter
1 teaspoon Water
1/2 teaspoon Ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Ground nutmeg
1 1/2 cups Miniature marshmallows
1/4 cup Chopped pecans (optional)
Wash sweet potatoes. Prick each 2 or 3 times with fork to allow steam
to escape. Arrange in oven at least 1 inch apart. Microwave at HIGH (100%)
until fork-tender, 8 to 10 mins. Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Peel and slice potatoes. Place in 2-quart casserole. Add 1/4 cup butter
and the salt. Mash until no lumps remain. Mix in pineapple. Microwave at
HIGH (100%) 2 minutes. Stir and set aside.
Place 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1 tablespoon butter, the water,
cinnamon, and nutmeg in medium bowl. Microwave at HIGH (100%) until butter is melted, 1 to 1 1/2 minutes, stirring after half the time. Add
marshmallows; toss to coat. Top sweet potato mixture with marshmallows.
Microwave at HIGH (100 % until the marshmallows are melted and potatoes are heated through, 2 to 4 minutes.
Sprinkle with pecans. (optional)