Sweet Potato Ham Casserole Recipe

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Sweet Potato Ham Casserole Recipe
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Sweet Potato Ham Casserole Recipe

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"If you like sweet potatoes, this is a great way to serve them," says Barbara Smith of Cannon Falls, Minnesota. "It's so easy to make this meal-in-one dish. I like to think of the marshmallows on top as dessert!"
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
MAKES:
2 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 large sweet potato, about (10 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 fully cooked ham slice (1/2 pound and 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1/3 cup miniature marshmallows

Directions

Peel sweet potato and cut into chunks. Place in a microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender; drain and set aside.
Cut ham into two pieces. In a skillet, brown ham in butter on both sides. In a bowl, combine pineapple juice and brown sugar; stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over ham. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
Transfer ham to a greased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Place sweet potato and pineapple around edge of dish. Pour brown sugar mixture over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle marshmallows around edge. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until the marshmallows are golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Ham Casserole in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p47

Nutritional Facts

1-1/4 cups: 439 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 68mg cholesterol, 1520mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (41g sugars, 3g fiber), 23g protein.

  • 1 large sweet potato, about (10 ounces)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 fully cooked ham slice (1/2 pound and 3/4 inch thick)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/3 cup unsweetened pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons packed brown sugar
  • 1 can (8 ounces) pineapple chunks, drained
  • 1/3 cup miniature marshmallows
  1. Peel sweet potato and cut into chunks. Place in a microwave-safe dish; add water. Cover and microwave on high for 7-9 minutes or until tender; drain and set aside.
  2. Cut ham into two pieces. In a skillet, brown ham in butter on both sides. In a bowl, combine pineapple juice and brown sugar; stir until sugar is dissolved. Pour over ham. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 5-7 minutes or until slightly thickened.
  3. Transfer ham to a greased shallow 1-qt. baking dish. Place sweet potato and pineapple around edge of dish. Pour brown sugar mixture over the top. Bake, uncovered, at 400° for 12-15 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle marshmallows around edge. Bake 3-5 minutes longer or until the marshmallows are golden brown. Yield: 2 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Sweet Potato Ham Casserole in Cooking for 2 Winter 2005, p47

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fppyron User ID: 5898048 256087
Reviewed Oct. 29, 2016

"I have been using this go to recipe for several years. It is so good, so easy, and my family simply loves it."

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deerock User ID: 7499299 144857
Reviewed Jan. 11, 2014

"very good recipe"

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celestina83 User ID: 6503463 149342
Reviewed Feb. 7, 2012

"I Added raisins."

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2stitch User ID: 3166864 143784
Reviewed Feb. 19, 2011

"I made this recipe for our dinner last night and we loved it! I left out the marshmallows and it was very good. We will definitey have this again."

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