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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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