Nora’s Sweet Potato and Apple Casserole
no measuring here, sorry for the people that need exact calculations!
makes a LOT, so you can half it…but it makes for great leftovers!
4 or 5
Granny Smith apples (have to be granny smith, because they are tart and add
balance to the sweet potatoes)
(as much as you want)
Sugar (as much as you want)
(sprinkle generously over each layer)
Juice (about ¾ cup give or take)
marshmallows if you so desire
Roast potatoes in their skins (400 degree oven), cool, peel, and slice into
rounds. Peel apples, slice thinly
(or chunky) and par-boil for 5 minutes until they start to get tender.
deep casserole dish – cover bottom with a layer of sweet potatoes.
Sprinkle with some brown sugar, next layer apples and smear generously
with softened butter and sprinkle with cinnamon.
Repeat layers until you end up with sweet potatoes on top.
(This is important to cushion the marshmallows you put on at the end).
When all the layers are complete, take your OJ and pour it over the whole
thing. I cook it at 350 covered
until I can see everything (butter/OJ bubbling).
Then to really throw it over the top, take the lid off and throw a few
marshmallows on top to brown. (About