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southern style sweat potatoes

(1 rating)
Recipe by
maryann lundholm
frederick, WI

I made this when I lived in North Carolina it was a big dish to many southern people I usually bake it but tried it in a crock pot and added my own ingredients aka bacon!! it was a little watery but it was just perfect texture and everyone at work couldn't get enough!!

(1 rating)
yield 6 to 8
prep time 30 Min
cook time 1 Hr

Ingredients For southern style sweat potatoes

  • 6 to 8 large fresh sweat potatoes
  • 1 large red onion
  • 1 pound of thick sliced bacon
  • 1 large 12 to 16 oz bottle of catalina dressing

How To Make southern style sweat potatoes

  • 1
    peal and cut potatoes and red onion in bite size pieces place in a bowl;
  • 2
    Fry bacon not to crisp texture only to get added grease out about 5 to 7 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour Catalina dressing over potatoes and using half the dressing; stir and coat potatoes and onions; cut bacon into pieces and put in bowl with other ingredients; pour rest of dressing over ingredients and coat.
  • 4
    Using crock pot put all potato mixture in and turn to low; cover let cook for 5 to 6 hours stirring occasionally; If using oven preheat to 350 degrees put in baking dish sprayed with cooking spray cover with foil bake for 1 hour or until potatoes are done stirring once or twice.

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