Sweet Potato Casserole with Praline Topping

  • Yield: 10 to 12 servings


Praline Topping:
2/3cup light brown sugar
1cup all-purpose flour
1/2teaspoon ground cinnamon
6tablespoons (3/4 stick) light stick margarine, melted
1teaspoon vanilla extract
Sweet Potatoes:
4-- sweet potatoes, peeled and halved
1/3cup light brown sugar
1large egg white
1 1/2teaspoons vanilla extract
1/2cup orange juice
-- Praline Topping (recipe follows)


  1. To prepare the topping:  In a bowl, mix together brown sugar, flour and cinnamon.  Stir in margarine and vanilla until crumbly.
  2. Preheat oven to 350F.
  3. To prepare the sweet potatoes:  Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil and cook sweet potatoes 30, minutes, until very tender.  Drain well and mash.
  4. In a mixing bowl, combine potatoes, brown sugar, egg white, vanilla and orange juice, blending well.
  5. Place in a 2-quart casserole coated with nonstick cooking spray and cover with the Praline Topping.  Bake 45 minutes.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 169
  • Fat 3.1g
  • Saturated Fat .5g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 87mg