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Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potatoes

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These sweet potatoes are the a knock-off from the ones that they serve at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (does that name confuse anyone else, or is it just me?) and they are a perfect accompaniment to your Thanksgiving meal.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

We are having 18 people to our house this year. I know that it sounds like a lot, but the kids outnumber the adults. Should I be scared about that? This year I have to be honest, so I have a confession. I am such a control freak when it comes to my Thanksgiving meal, that I have never asked anyone to ever bring anything other than wine. This year, I am making a whole turkey, two breasts, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce (two kinds), and a pear ricotta tart. For me, that is not a lot of Thanksgiving prep. Normally, I would be cooking for days. This year, because I enlisted help, the prep is not too bad, and something tells me, that I might come away with some new Thanksgiving recipes to boot. I can actually spend the day with my family on a rare day when we all have off. Which is what I am going to do right now.

I hope that you have a wonderful Thanksgiving and that there are more kitchen successes than failures (and if there are it’s all good right?). Enjoy the holiday with your friends and family, and I’ll see you in a few days.

Much love,

Bree

P.S. These sweet potatoes are a knock-off from the ones that they serve at Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (does that name confuse anyone else, or is it just me?) and they are a perfect accompaniment to your Thanksgiving meal. I have never eaten at Ruth’s Chris, but if everything is like this sweet potato number, make me a reservation.

Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potatoes Ingredients //

3 cups mashed sweet potatoes (I bake mine, but you could steam or boil them)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
1 stick of melted butter

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Topping:

1 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup flour
1 cup chopped pecans
1/3 stick melted butter

How to Make // The Steps

Step 1: In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, and vanilla.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 2: Whip with electric beaters or in a stand mixer, and add the eggs and melted butter. Beat until light and fluffy.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 3: Pour the sweet potato mixture into a casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Or you can make single servings. At this point, you can cover it and keep it in the fridge for a day or two. You can also make the topping ahead of time and keep it in a container until you bake off the sweet potatoes. Bake in a 375-degree oven for 25 minutes.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 4: Meanwhile, start the topping. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour, and pecans.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 5: Pour in the melted butter.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 6: Stir until combined.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

Step 7: Add the topping to the sweet potatoes, and add back to the oven for another 10 minutes. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe

The recipe is adapted from The Girl Who Ate Everything.

ruths chris sweet potato recipe
ruth chris sweet potatoes

Ruth’s Chris Sweet Potatoes

Yield: serves 4 to 6

Copycat Ruth's Chris Sweet Potatoes - as close as you can get to what they serve at the restaurant. I like to serve them indivudually in ramekins.

Ingredients

  • 3 cups mashed sweet potatoes
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 stick melted butter

Topping:

  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1/3 stick melted butter

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, combine the sweet potatoes, sugar, salt, and vanilla.
  2. Whip with electric beaters or in a stand mixer, and add the eggs and melted butter. Beat until light and fluffy.
  3. Pour the sweet potato mixture into a casserole dish coated with cooking spray. Or you can make single servings. At this point, you can cover it and keep it in the fridge for a day or two. You can also make the topping ahead of time and keep it in a container until you bake off the sweet potatoes. Bake in a 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.
  4. Meanwhile, start the topping. In a small bowl, combine the brown sugar, flour, and pecans.
  5. Pour in the melted butter.
  6. Stir until combined.
  7. Add the topping to the sweet potatoes, and add back to the oven for another 10 minutes. Let stand for 30 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0g

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Wednesday 21st of October 2020

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Kelsey

Saturday 23rd of November 2019

About how many sweet potatoes does it take to get three cups mashed?

Bree Hester

Sunday 24th of November 2019

It really depends on the size of the sweet potatoes, but about 4?

Cara

Wednesday 23rd of November 2011

My husband used to be an executive chef at a Ruth's Chris and there is a meaning behind the name. The original Chris' Steakhouse burned so to ensure to her customers it was the one they were used to she added Ruth's to it--- short version :) When my family would eat there this was always our top side dish-- definitely a once in a lifetime type of place, not an everyday place--- even with a chef husband who worked there we would only go about twice a year

bakedbree

Thursday 24th of November 2011

Thanks for telling me that! It is on my short list of restaurants to go to soon, and there is one not too far from here.

Jess

Wednesday 23rd of November 2011

We celebrated on Monday because we have family that works retail, and I made these. SOOOO yummy. My hubby thought they were too sweet. I'll probably make it again before thanksgiving next year. Enjoy.

bakedbree

Thursday 24th of November 2011

Too sweet? Is there such thing???

Hilliary @Happily Ever Healthy

Wednesday 23rd of November 2011

I have never been to Ruth Chris but everyone who goes always raves about the food and their sweet potatoes! I want to try this recipe! I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

bakedbree

Thursday 24th of November 2011

You too Hilliary!

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