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Recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Canned Yams

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Recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Canned Yams. This recipe for sweet potato cobbler is made with canned yams and has just five ingredients. It’s perfect for a quick weeknight meal.

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These sweet potato casseroles are so delicious; you won’t even miss the traditional Thanksgiving side dish.

The secret ingredient in this recipe is cranberry sauce, which adds a tart sweetness to the savoury turkey sausage. You’ll find that the combination of sweet potatoes and cranberries makes for a hearty, satisfying dish that’s sure to become a family favourite.

The combination of sweet potatoes and yams makes this dish hearty enough to be served at Thanksgiving dinner, but light enough to be enjoyed year-round. To prepare this dish, simply combine the ingredients in a large bowl and bake them until tender. Serve hot with a side salad or crusty bread.

This is the chunky sweet potato casserole with canned yams.

Ingredients required for the Recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Canned Yams:

  • 1 (40-ounce) canned cooked yams, drained
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 8 ounces miniature marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

How to prepare a Recipe for Sweet Potato Casserole with Canned Yams:

  1. Firstly preheat your oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Take a baking dish and spray it with cooking spray and set it aside.
  3. Then drained the canned yams and place them into a mixing bowl or with the help of a potato masher mash them.
  4. Then add melted butter, brown sugar, beaten eggs, cinnamon and salt and mix it well tills well combined.
  5. Place this sweet potato mixture into the prepared baking dish and bake it for 25 to 30 minutes.
  6. Remove it from the oven and top it with marshmallows and chopped pecans.
  7. Then place this into the oven broiler and return this dish to the upper middle rack.
  8. And broil it for 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. Enjoy this relish dish.

If you want to make this dish healthier, use low-fat milk instead of regular milk and substitute 1/2 cup of applesauce for the sour cream. You can also swap the butter or margarine and reduce the amount of sugar used.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Can you substitute canned yams for sweet potato?

Did you know yams and sweet potatoes are two different vegetables and you can use canned yams and canned sweet potatoes and find them in U.S supermarkets?

Are canned yams and sweet potatoes the same?

No, they are not the same.

Yams have dark brown skin and are compared to tree bark.

Sweet potatoes have reddish skin, softer flesh and a sweet flavour.

Can sweet potatoes help you lose weight?

Due to high fibre and water content, it may lead to eating fewer calories which helps to lose weight.

Nutritional Information for Sweet Potato Casserole with Canned Yams:

Amount per Serving: CALORIES: 215






SODIUM: 101mg



SUGAR: 22g