1Sprinkle ¼ cup of brown sugar and salt mixture in the bottom of a lightly buttered baking dish (approx. 13”x9”x2”).
2Arrange slices of sweet potato and lemon in layers in the baking dish. Sprinkle each layer with the brown sugar and salt mixture, End with a layer of sliced lemon with brown sugar and salt sprinkled over the lemons.
3Pour the melted butter over potatoes evenly. Cover and bake at 350°F for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake until lemons on top are lightly browned.
No, the two root vegetables are not really interchangeable.
Sweet Potato Casserole
This is not your mother's sweet potato casserole (and that's a good thing). This version is only lightly sweetened, tender rather than gloppy or mushy, and accented with a hint of ginger. It's still topped with browned, gooey marshmallows, though, because some traditions are worth sticking to.