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Pineapple Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows Recipe

Pineapple Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows Recipe

Pineapple, sugar and marshmallows lend a super sweetness to sweet potatoes. I've been making the casserole for years, both for special occasions at home and for casual dinners. —Ruth Leach, Shreveport, Louisiana
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 45 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 6 medium sweet potatoes
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 can (20 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 15 large marshmallows


  • 1. Place sweet potatoes in a large kettle and cover with water; bring to a boil. Boil gently until potatoes can easily be pierced with the tip of a sharp knife, about 30-45 minutes. Drain; cool slightly.
  • 2. Peel potatoes and place in a large bowl; mash. Stir in butter and sugar until butter is melted. Add pineapple, eggs, vanilla, nutmeg and salt.
  • 3. Spoon into a greased 2-qt. baking dish. Top with marshmallows. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 40-45 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Yield: 8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 367 calories, 13 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 84 mg cholesterol, 295 mg sodium, 62 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 4 g protein.