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Luxury Sweet Potato Casserole

(Microwave Recipe)

Delicious Side Dish

The well-known sweet potato casserole has its origin in America.  Now, during a time of thanksgiving or just about any other time of the year, this is a fantastic recipe to have ready.  I call it my Luxury Sweet Potato Casserole, as I add a little bit extra of my favorite stuff.  Just try it…

At the ‘end of the month’ I leave out the pineapple and walnuts, mix in a little bit of syrup, and it still tastes great.

(American Cuisine)

Easy to Make

Luxury sweet potato side dish
sweet potato casserole with mini marshmallows
orange sweet potato casserole


  • 4 medium Sweet Potatoes (more or less 1 kg) – washed
  • 1/4 cup packed with Brown Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Margarine
  • 1/2 teasp Salt
  • 250 gr crushed Pineapple
  • 1 tbsp packed Brown Sugar
  • 1 tbsp Margarine
  • 1 tsp Water
  • 1/2 tsp ground Cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 cup Marshmallows
  • 1/4 cup chopped Walnuts

(NOTE:  You can use margarine or butter.)

Recipe for Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Casserole

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Recipe for Luxury Sweet Potato Casserole Travel and Home Recipes

How to make the sweet potato casserole:

  • Peal and slice the potatoes.
  • Arrange in microwave oven dish and microwave on high until tender. (8 to 10 min.)
  • Add 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup margarine and salt.
  • Mash until no lumps remain and mix in the pineapple.
  • Microwave on HIGH (100%) for about 2 minutes, stir and set aside.
  • Place 1 tbsp brown sugar, 1 tbsp margarine, the water, cinnamon and nutmeg in a separate bowl and microwave on HIGH (100%) until the margarine melted.  (stirring a few times)
  • Add some of the marshmallows and mix.
  • Top the sweet potato mixture with the remaining marshmallows (enough to cover) and Microwave at HIGH (100%) until the marshmallows are melted and the sweet potatoes are heated through (about 4 minutes).  
  • Sprinkle with walnuts (chopped finely or whole – just as you love them) and serve hot.
orange sweet potato casserole

MY TIPS for a fabulous sweet potato casserole:

  • I love using the orange fleshed sweet potatoes, but you can use any type of sweet potato or yams.
  • Mini marshmallows works just as well.
  • I use a lot of walnuts – just love them.
Luxury sweet potato side dish

Anna C