Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole

by Ashleigh on November 15, 2013

Impress your guests this holiday season, or really any time of the year, with Ruth’s Chris
sweet potato casserole, almost sweet enough to be a dessert…almost.

BONUS: Easy to follow how-to video:
Prep: 15 min; Bake: 30 min
SONY DSCSweet Potato Ingredients (6 servings):

  • 4 large sweet potatoes, peeled and roughly chopped
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Eggs, beaten
  • 1/2 cup Butter, melted
  • Crust Ingredients:
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 cup Flour
  • 1 cup Pecans, roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsp Butter, melted
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Peel and chop sweet potatoes and place them in a large pot of water. Bring water up to a boil and cook potatoes until fork tender, about 12 to 15 minutes. Drain sweet potatoes and add to a large bowl and mash well. Add in sugar, salt, vanilla
extract, eggs and butter. Stir after adding in each ingredient. Pour the sweet potato mixture into a un-greased casserole dish. In a separate bowl combine the brown sugar, flour, pecans, butter and vanilla extract. Sprinkle the crumble over top of the sweet potatoes. Place casserole dish into the preheated oven for 30 minutes. Allow for casserole to cool for at least 30 minutes before serving. Enjoy!

jen-maria-rev-blogAmateur Kitchen is a mother-daughter team who shares a passion for food and a love for spending time together. For as long as she can remember, Jennifer loved to cook. As a child, her Sunday morning memories consisted of her grandma and Aunt Sue cooking up a delicious homemade meal for the whole family. She’s enjoyed culinary arts her entire life, and now that her daughter, Maria, is old enough, Jennifer created Amateur Kitchen as a way to pass along unforgettable memories and the passion she’s developed for food to her daughter.

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