Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

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Makes 12 (1/2-cup) servings

  • 3 cups cooked mashed peeled Louisiana yams (sweet potatoes), about 3-4 sweet potatoes
  • 2/3 cup of one (14-ounce) can of fat-free sweetened condensed milk
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1/4 cup of orange juice
  • Praline Topping (see recipe below)

Praline Topping

  • 2/3 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Coat 2-quart casserole with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a bowl, cream together all ingredients except the topping with potato masher or mixer until blended. Transfer to prepared dish and sprinkle with Praline Topping.
  3. Bake 40-45 minutes or until thoroughly heated and the topping is brown and crumbly.

Praline Topping

  1. In bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon. Stir in butter, vanilla, and pecans until crumbly.

Nutritional Analysis (per serving)

  • 274 Calories
  • 34% Calories from Fat
  • 11g Fat
  • 3g Saturated Fat
  • 12mg Cholesterol
  • 87mg Sodium
  • 42g Carbohydrates
  • 3g Dietary Fiber
  • 28g Total Sugars
  • 4g Protein
  • Dietary Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 other carbohydrate, 2 fat

Terrific Tip: Canned (drained) or fresh sweet potatoes may be used for this recipe.

Recipe from Holly Clegg’s trim&TERRIFIC™ KITCHEN 101: Secrets to Cooking Confidence