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Favorite Recipes: Sweet Potato Soufflé

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Name: K. R. P. S. (THEkrps)
Total Recipes: 21



Sweet Potato Soufflé

Dish: Quiches & Souffles
Dish Type: Vegetables
Cooking Method: Baked
Difficulty: 5 / 10
Prep Time: 50 - 60 min.
Cook Time: 50 min.

  • 2 C - Mashed cooked yams
  • ½ C - Soft butter or margarine
  • 3 - Eggs -- separated
  • 3 T - Sugar
  • ¼ C - Chopped parsley
  • ¼ C - Chopped onion
  • 1 t - Salt
  • ¼ t - Tarragon
  • 1 t - Fresh lemon juice
  • ½ C - Milk

This recipe is a family (from a friend of the family) favorite around the holidays.

Here's a picture of some of what was left after we ate it:

Sweet Potato Soufflé

Bake 350o – 50 minutes (Millie Williams)


  1. Bake yams/sweet potatoes in oven at 400o for 35 to 40 minutes or until soft.
  2. Scoop out pulp – add butter and mix well.
  3. Add other ingredients except egg whites.
  4. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry.
  5. Fold into yams etc., place all in soufflé dish.

Bake at 350o for 50 minutes.



  • Butter: Adding the butter to the warm yams works for softening it.
  • Eggs: However, adding the eggs to the warm yams tends to cook the eggs, so, beware!
  • Mixing: If you are planning on using a mixer to mix yam mixture, I have found that it is better to not put in the tarragon and parsley but to mix the other ingredients prior adding these spices as they tend to stick to the beaters.

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