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Fancy Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Fancy Mashed Sweet PotatoesSmooth and fancy sweet potatoes, with crushed pineapple and walnuts, topped with golden toasted marshmallows.

Recipe Ingredients:

6 sweet potatoes, cooked and mashed or 6 (15-ounce) cans sweet potatoes, drained and mashed
1 cup canned, crushed pineapple
3/4 cup pineapple juice
1/4 cup butter or margarine, melted
1/3 teaspoon each ground ginger, cinnamon and nutmeg
1 cup walnut pieces
10 large marshmallows

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place sweet potatoes in a bowl. Add pineapple, juice, butter and spices; blend together.
  3. Mix in nuts and pour into a greased baking dish.
  4. Top with marshmallows and bake for about 40 minutes.

Makes 6 to 8 servings.

Created by Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission spokesperson, Holly Clegg.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Louisiana Sweet Potato Commission.