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Thanksgiving Favorite Recipes

Monday, November 12, 2018

Here are two of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes: Green Bean Casserole and Sweet Potato Casserole

The green bean casserole I use frozen green beans instead of can. I also cook this year round.

Smothered Bacon Green Bean Casserole
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:30 Minutes
Total Time: 40 mins

Servings: 6 -8
Calories: 278 kcal
Author: Corey Valley
4 can 14.5 oz any style Del Monte Green Beans, drained
10 slices of bacon cooked
2 Tablespoons soy sauce
1/3 cup light brown sugar
1/4 cup butter melted
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
Start by preheating your oven to 350 degrees. Place the drained green beans into a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
Prepare bacon according to package. ( I love cooking my in the oven) Cut in to large pieces and set aside.
Combine the soy sauce, brown sugar, melted butter, garlic powder, salt and pepper into a small bowl. Stir until well combined.
Next, pour mixture over green beans and add your bacon. Gently stir, until beans are evenly coated.
Place the green beans into a 9×13 casserole dish or baking pan. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Smothered Bacon Green Bean Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 278 Calories from Fat 198
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 22g 34%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 44mg 15%
Sodium 746mg 31%
Potassium 107mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Sugars 11g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 5%
Calcium 1.4%
Iron 2.1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Sweet Potato Casserole
4 cups sweet potato, cubed
1/2 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
4 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons butter, softened
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Put sweet potatoes in a medium saucepan with water to cover. Cook over medium high heat until tender; drain and mash.
In a large bowl, mix together the sweet potatoes, white sugar, eggs, salt, butter, milk and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth. Transfer to a 9x13 inch baking dish.
In medium bowl, mix the brown sugar and flour. Cut in the butter until the mixture is coarse. Stir in the pecans. Sprinkle the mixture over the sweet potato mixture.
Bake in the preheated oven 30 minutes, or until the topping is lightly brown.
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