Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole

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Makes 6 side-dish servings


3 tablespoons butter, divided
1/2 cup packed dark brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg or mace
2 pounds fresh sweet potatoes, peeled, sliced in half lengthwise and cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices
2 Granny Smith apples, peeled, quartered and cored
1/2 cup granola cereal


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. Grease 2-quart casserole or baking pan with 1 tablespoon butter. Mix brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg in small bowl. Place one third of potato slices in bottom of prepared casserole. Sprinkle with salt to taste. Crumble half the sugar mixture over potatoes and dot with 1 tablespoon butter.
  2. Slice each apple quarter into four wedges. Layer half the apples on top of potatoes in casserole. Repeat layers. Top with remaining potatoes and 1 tablespoon butter. Cover with lid or aluminum foil.
  3. Bake 25 minutes. Uncover; spoon pan liquid over potatoes. Sprinkle with granola; bake 35 minutes more or until potatoes are fork-tender.

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