Twice-Baked Sweet Potato Casserole with Bacon

For a change from regular mashed potatoes, try this hearty dish made with roasted sweet potatoes and bacon.

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  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 2 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 9
  • servings 18
 

Ingredients

6
lb dark-orange sweet potatoes (9 large or 12 medium)
8
oz bacon (8 to 10 slices)
1/4
cup Progresso® panko crispy bread crumbs or Progresso® plain bread crumbs
1
tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/2
cup sour cream
1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
2
medium green onions, chopped (2 tablespoons)
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with fork. Place in pan. Bake about 1 hour 15 minutes or until tender. Cool 10 minutes. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and cut out any eyes or dark spots.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook bacon as desired until crisp; chop. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs and 1 tablespoon butter; set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, mash potatoes with potato masher. Stir in chopped bacon, sour cream, 1/4 cup butter, the onions, salt and pepper until well blended. Spread mixture in baking dish, or form individual servings in dish with 1/2-cup ice cream scoop or measuring cup. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over top.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and bread crumbs just begin to brown.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Line 15x10x1-inch pan with foil; spray 13x9-inch (3-quart) glass baking dish with cooking spray. Pierce sweet potatoes several times with fork. Place in pan. Bake about 1 hour 15 minutes or until tender. Cool 10 minutes. When potatoes are cool enough to handle, peel potatoes and cut out any eyes or dark spots.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook bacon as desired until crisp; chop. In small bowl, mix bread crumbs and 1 tablespoon butter; set aside.
  • 3 In large bowl, mash potatoes with potato masher. Stir in chopped bacon, sour cream, 1/4 cup butter, the onions, salt and pepper until well blended. Spread mixture in baking dish, or form individual servings in dish with 1/2-cup ice cream scoop or measuring cup. Sprinkle crumb mixture evenly over top.
  • 4 Bake 20 to 30 minutes or until thoroughly heated and bread crumbs just begin to brown.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Save prep time by using pre-cooked bacon.

This casserole can be made the day before. Simply cover it and refrigerate until you're ready to bake.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
150
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
3 1/2g,
3 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
210mg
210%;
Total Carbohydrate
21g
21%
(Dietary Fiber
3g
3%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
3g
3%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
360%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.