Potato Pumpkin Casserole
Every Thanksgiving I cook a big dinner. Whether we’re having 6 people or 26 people, I go all out. The turkey is a given. Every year. The side dishes however, vary year to year. This year, as a nod to my children and their love of cooking + eating, I wanted to put a twist on the traditional sweet potato casserole. You know the one, with the marshmallows browned up top? The best, right?!
This year I’m changing it up and making it a sweet and savory, instead of just sweet.
I find that a basic russet potato mash will take on any flavor that you marry it with. That’s why I always include mashed potatoes on my fork when I take a bite of meat.
I combined the mashed potatoes with mashed pumpkin and then topped with crushed walnuts and a drizzle of honey. On top, go a few marshmallows crisped to perfection.
Mwah! I love this recipe and it’s so easy the kids can help you make it!
We were recently gifted a variety of glass baking and storage dishes from Pyrex. We are obsessed. I used their Made with Love 2 cup measuring cup to make sure I didn’t go overboard with the marshmallows in the Pyrex Easy Grab 1.5 Qt. Loaf Pan.
Want to join in our new and delicious Thanksgiving side dish fun? Here’s the recipe…
- 2 potatoes, mashed
- 3 tbsp butter
- 1 can pumpkin puree
- 1 tsp pumpkin spice
- 1.5 cups mini marshmallows
- .5 cups walnuts
- drizzle honey
- to taste salt and pepper