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Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe

Whether you’re planning a holiday meal or looking for a glorious side dish for your next dinner, Ruth’s Chris Potato Casserole Recipe is pure heaven! This family favorite recipe from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is amazing and this is the original recipe that was shared.


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What Readers Say:

“saw this, tried it, everyone loved it, it’s now one of my favorite ways to make sweet potatoes.”

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Have you tried Ruth’s Chris sweet potato casserole? If this is your first time hearing about it, then I promise that after you try this sweet potato casserole, you will be convinced it’s the only way to enjoy sweet potatoes!

I used the exact recipe, as shared on the Ruth’s Chris website. Why mess with such a great thing? Delicious with roasted turkey, ham and chicken, this recipe promises to convert even the non-sweet potato lovers and fussy eaters alike!

Serving of sweet potato casserole in white bowl with fork.

Simple sweet potatoes are transformed with a brown sugar pecan crust. Think pecan streusel meets sweet potatoes. The ultimate comfort food!

Try this easy side dish recipe for your next special occasion, such as Thanksgiving dinner and, please let me know what you thought by dropping a comment in the comments section below!

Ingredients

This recipe uses simple ingredients that you can find at your local grocery store.

Crust Topping:

  • brown sugar
  • all purpose flour
  • pecans
  • melted butter

Sweet Potato Mixture:

  • granulated sugar
  • salt
  • vanilla extract
  • cooked, mashed sweet potatoes
  • egg
  • butter

Step by Step Instructions

Preheat oven to 350°F.  Lightly grease a small 8×7-inch (4 cup/1 Quart dish) baking dish.
Cook peeled sweet potatoes in large pot of boiling water until tender (approximately 15 minutes for 1″ cubes). Drain, then mash.  Set aside.

Ingredients for sweet potato topping mixture in white bowl with spoon and melted butter in white bowl on the side.

Next, we’re going to prepare the pecan topping with delicious brown sugar.

In a small mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, all purpose flour and chopped pecans. Stir in the melted butter and mix until it is well-combined, then set aside.

Sweet potato mixture in white mixing bowl with spoon.

Prepare the sweet potato mixture:
In a large mixing bowl, place the following ingredients in this order:
sugar, salt, vanilla extract, sweet potatoes, egg, butter. Combine thoroughly.

Sweet potato mixture is spread in baking dish with spatula on the side.

Transfer sweet potato mixture to buttered baking dish.

Crumb topping  is sprinkled on top of sweet potato mixture.

Sprinkle crust mixture evenly on top of sweet potato mixture.
Bake in 350°F oven for 30 minutes.  
Allow to set for at least 30 minutes before serving.

You can cover it with foil and it will stay nice and warm. You can also make this dish ahead and reheat it in a 350°F oven for about 20 minutes until heated through.

Sweet potato casserole in red baking dish with spoon.

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Small white bowl with sweet potatoes and fork.

Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potato Casserole Recipe


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  • Author: Sandra Flegg
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 generous servings

Description

Whether you’re planning a holiday meal or looking for a glorious side dish for your next dinner, Ruth’s Chris Potato Casserole Recipe is pure heaven! This family favorite recipe from Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse is amazing and this is the original recipe that was shared. 


Ingredients

Crust Topping:

3/4 cup brown sugar

1/4 cup all purpose flour

3/4 cup coarsely chopped pecans

1/4 cup melted butter

Sweet Potato Mixture:

3/4 cup granulated sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon vanilla

2 cups cooked, mashed sweet potatoes

1 egg, well-beaten

1/4 cup butter


Instructions

Make the crust topping:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  Lightly grease a small 8×7-inch baking dish.
  2. Cook peeled sweet potatoes in large pot of boiling water until tender (approximately 15 minutes for 1″ cubes). Drain, then mash.  Set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl, combine brown sugar, all purpose flour, chopped pecans .  Stir in melted butter and mix until well-combined. Set aside.

    Prepare the sweet potato mixture:

  4. In a large mixing bowl, place the following ingredients in this order:
    sugar, salt, vanilla extract, sweet potatoes, egg, butter. Combine thoroughly.
  5. Transfer sweet potato mixture to butter baking dish.
  6. Sprinkle crust mixture evenly on top of sweet potato mixture.
  7. Bake in 350°F oven for 30 minutes.  
  8. Allow to set for at least 30 minutes before serving.

Notes

Please note that the total time to make this recipe does not include the recommended 30 minutes that the finished dish should take to set.  

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Oven Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 generous serving
  • Calories: 773
  • Sugar: 83.7 g
  • Sodium: 212 mg
  • Fat: 41.7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 18.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 98.8 g
  • Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 6.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 107.9 mg

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