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Boston Market Sweet Potato Casserole

By Todd Wilbur

Score: 4.33. Votes: 9
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This popular pick from Boston Market may be called a side dish, but it tastes more like dessert. With the brown sugar, cinnamon, and butter in there, and the oatmeal streusel on top, you will be reminded of sweet potato pie; yet the dish goes great alongside meals as varied as low-key chicken dinners or bigger-key holiday banquets. And the great part is, if you're planning to use this for entertaining, you can make everything but the streusel a day ahead so you won't be stressed at crunch time. Just cover the filled baking dish and pop it in the fridge. Take it out a few hours before you plan to bake it so the casserole can come close to room temperature, then you simply top it off with your streusel and pop the whole thing in the oven.

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  • 6 cups mashed sweet potatoes (5 to 6 potatoes—see step #1)
  • 3/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups mini marshmallows
Oatmeal Streusel
  • 1/2 cup rolled oats
  • 1/4 tablespoons dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup cold butter
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    • Restaurant/Brand
      Boston Market
    • Instructions

      1. To make the sweet potatoes, place them on a baking sheet and pop them into a preheated 400 degree F oven for 60 to 70 minutes, or until they are tender. When the potatoes are cool enough to handle, scrape out the insides and use an electric mixer on high speed to beat the potatoes until they are mashed and smooth. Measure exactly 6 cups of the mashed sweet potatoes into a large bowl.

      2. Add the brown sugar, heavy cream, melted butter, cinnamon, and salt into the sweet potatoes and mix well with the beater until all the ingredients are incorporated. Pour this mixture into an 8x8-inch baking dish.

      3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

      4. Make the oatmeal streusel by grinding the rolled oats to a coarse flour using a food processor. Make sure there are still visible bits of oats in there. A blender will also work. 

      5. Combine the oat flour with the brown sugar, flour, and cinnamon in a small bowl. Cut the cold butter into the dry mixture using a pastry knife or a fork. You should have a crumbly mixture of pea-size bits. Sprinkle half of this oatmeal streusel over the sweet potato mixture and pop it into the oven for 50 to 60 minutes, or until the top begins to brown slightly.

      6. When you remove the casserole from the oven, immediately spread the marshmallows over the top. Spread the remaining streusel over the casserole, then put it back in the oven for 5 minutes, or just until the marshmallows begin to brown.

      Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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Score: 4.33. Votes: 9
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Mar 22, 2016, 21:00

This recipe is now a family tradition at Christmas, Thanksgiving and Easter. My family LOVES it.

Nov 7, 2015, 22:00

When I made it everyone said it was better than Boston markets. I added pecans and used maple brown sugar oatmeal and it was GREAT!!!

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