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Sweet Potato Casserole

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Ingredients
  Sweet potatoes/Yams 4 Medium
  Packed brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Margarine/Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Canned crushed pineapple 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Packed brown sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Margarine/Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Miniature marshmallows 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Pecans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped
Directions

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 13 minutes.
Cover and let stand 5 minutes.
Peel and slice potatoes.
Place in 2-quart casserole.
Add 1/4 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup margarine 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 margarine, the water, cinnamon and nutmeg in medium bowl.
Microwave at HIGH (100%) until margarine 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 marshmallows are melted and potatoes are heated through, 2 to 4 minutes.
Sprinkle with pecans.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Microwaving
Ingredient: 
Sweet Potato

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1904 Calories from Fat 696

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 80 g122.6%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1398.4 mg58.3%

Total Carbohydrates 294 g98.1%

Dietary Fiber 25 g99.9%

Sugars 168.9 g

Protein 16 g32.5%

Vitamin A 1752.3% Vitamin C 24.9%

Calcium 29.2% Iron 29.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe