Sweet Potato Casserole With Praline Topping

In this twist on sweet potato casserole, a classic holiday favorite, the streusel is both stirred into the casserole and sprinkled on top. For more recipes like this, see our complete collection of sweet potato recipes.


8 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 376
Caloriesfromfat 21 %
Fat 8.8 g
Satfat 1.4 g
Monofat 4.1 g
Polyfat 2.6 g
Protein 5.4 g
Carbohydrate 70.1 g
Fiber 3.8 g
Cholesterol 1 mg
Iron 1.9 mg
Sodium 115 mg
Calcium 97 mg


1 cup all-purpose flour
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
1/4 cup stick margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and halved (about 2 1/2 pounds)
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 large egg white
1 (5-ounce) can fat-free evaporated milk
Cooking spray


Preheat oven to 350°.

Combine first 5 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring to form a streusel. Set aside.

Place potatoes in a Dutch oven; add water to cover. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes or until very tender. Drain well; mash in a large bowl. Stir in 1 cup streusel, granulated sugar, vanilla, egg white, and milk. Spoon into a 2-quart casserole coated with cooking spray; top with remaining streusel. Bake at 350° for 45 minutes.

November 1997
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