Louisiana Yam Pecan Casserole
|Yams||4 Medium, cooked peeled and mashed|
|Lemon juice||1 Tablespoon|
|Grated lemon rind||2 Teaspoon|
|Chopped pecans||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Firmly packed brown sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Brown sugar||2 Tablespoon (For Sprinkling)|
|Chopped pecans||2 Tablespoon, chopped (For Sprinkling)|
|Grated lemon rind||1 Teaspoon (For Sprinkling)|
Combine yams, lemon juice, 2 teaspoons lemon rind, 1/2 cup chopped pecans, butter, salt and1/2 cup brown sugar.
Mix well and spoon into a lightly buttered 1 1/2 -quart casserole.
Combine remaining ingredients and sprinkle over yam mixture.
Bake in 350° F oven 20 minutes or until hot.
This casserole can be prepared in advance, refrigerated and baked at serving time.
Add 15 minutes to baking time.