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Sweet Potato Apple Dressing Recipe

This dressing is simply the greatest. It's easy to make, creates a heavenly aroma when baking and combines two traditional favorites -- sweet potatoes and dressing-- into one special dish. Folks always give it rave reviews.--Gail Prather, Bethel, Minnesota
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min. YIELD:12 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups chopped green onion
  • 2 celery ribs, chopped
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 3 cups diced cooked sweet potatoes
  • 3 medium tart apples, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups soft bread cubes
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 3 eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon rubbed sage
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  • 1. In a skillet, saute onions and celery in butter until tender. Transfer to a large bowl; add the sweet potatoes, apples, bread cubes and walnuts. Add eggs; toss to coat. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Spoon into a greased 2-1/2-qt. baking dish. Cover and bake at 350° for 40 minutes. Uncover; bake 10 minutes longer or until lightly browned. Yield: 10-12 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 222 calories, 12 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 74 mg cholesterol, 288 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 5 g protein.