Sweet Potatoes with Sausage and

Sweet Potatoes with Sausage and Pecans




  • 3 lbs sweet potatoes
  • 1 lb pork sausage, casing removed
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • ¾ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Form sausage into round patties. Place patties in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until brown. Drain and set aside. Wash yams, prick with fork and place on baking sheet. Bake for 1 hour or until yams are soft. Set aside to cool. Peel cooled yams and cut into 1 to 2 inch cubes. In a 2 ½ quart casserole dish, add yams, sausage, butter, brown sugar, pecans and cinnamon. Mix thoroughly, cover and bake for 30 to 40 minutes or until hot and bubbly.