A few weeks ago I had some sweet potatoes, 1 rotting banana and marshmallows that were nearing the end of their life. I googled around a bit and found this recipe. Unfortunately, I have no clue what/where the source was because I jotted it down real quick not knowing it was going to be SO good. We were both in awe of how delicious it was.
There was something about the mix of potato with banana and then the added sweetness of marshmallow and cinnamon. Al probably said a million times that he would have eaten it for dessert; I served it as a side dish. I also used less marshmallows and less brown sugar than it called for. Mostly just because we don’t eat a lot of sugary things. I’m sure if you used the full amounts it would be heavenly!
- 2 pounds sweet potatoes: peeled and either sliced or cubed
- 3 tbsp. melted butter
- 1 tsp. (or more!) cinnamon
- salt and pepper
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 2 cups mini marshmallows (I used big ones and just broke them apart)
- 2 bananas: peeled and sliced (I only used 1 because it's all I had)
- Preheat to 375 degrees.
- Place potatoes in a baking dish. Drizzle with butter and sprinkle cinnamon, salt and pepper. Cover with foil and bake for 45 minutes.
- Remove foil and sprinkle potatoes with brown sugar. Bake an additional 15 minutes uncovered, until tender.
- Add the bananas and marshmallows over the potatoes.
- Bake for 10 minutes or until marshmallows melt.
- I never would have thought to add bananas to this dish, but we're convinced they're what made it so tasty. Enjoy!