Thanksgiving Side Dishes and the Tasty Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Thanksgiving side dishes
Thanksgiving side dishes

In a thanksgiving, it is great to have thanksgiving side dishes. There are main course and it is already part of the tradition and celebration. However, it is great to have some side dishes and the sweet potato casserole is great option to make. It is not difficult to make. However, the taste is great and it has nice texture of mashed sweet potatoes and other flavors coming from the ingredients. In case you want to make the dish, this is the ingredients and cooking instructions.



  • 4 cups sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into cubes
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 4 tablespoons butter, softened
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened

Cooking Instructions:

  1. Get all the ingredients ready.
  2. Get a saucepan and add the sweet potatoes. Pour also the water until the potatoes are covered. Use high heat to cook the potatoes until they are tender.
  3. After the tendered potatoes are obtained, drain them and mash.
  4. While cooking potatoes, prepare the oven. Preheat it to reach 325 degrees Fahrenheit. It will be used to bake the potatoes later.
  5. Get a large bowl.
  6. In the bowl, add the mashed potatoes, 4 tablespoons butter, white sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla extract, and salt. Mix them until they are combined and smooth. Then, move the mixture to the baking dish.
  7. Prepare the ingredients for the topping. Use another bowl to mix the brown sugar and flour. Add also the remaining butter and mix them well. Add also the pecans and mix them again.
  8. Add the toppings on the potato mixture evenly.
  9. Bake the mixture and its topping for around 30 minutes.
  10. Take the potato casserole and serve it.

The process is very easy to do. You only need to follow all of the instructions and ingredients, and then you will not find any problems in making the thanksgiving side dishes. It is perfect dish when you do not want to fail in making the dish. However, you should pay attention to the details of ingredients, since there are two portions of butter and two types of sugar. You should pay attention the instruction to use the correct ingredients.

Then, it is actually possible to prepare the ingredients ahead. You can prepare the mashed potatoes and its mixture. Before the step of adding the topping, you can cut the process and cover the potato mixture by wrapping it tightly. It can be stored in the refrigerator for 5 days. When it is in the freezer, it can be longer than 2 weeks. Before baking the mixture, it should be thawed in the room temperature. It is good trick to make the thanksgiving side dishes.

The ingredients, instructions, and the tips will be useful point when you want to make easy side dish without any problems. This recipe can help you, so your thanksgiving celebration can be more special and it is because your great thanksgiving side dishes.