SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -

Preparing for Thanksgiving can be a lot of work. Texas Roadhouse in Sioux Falls has options that can make cooking Thanksgiving Day easier.

Loaded sweet potatoes go great with any turkey. Bake sweet potatoes, and load them up with caramel sauce, brown sugar and marshmallows for a sweet addition to your holiday meal.

Instead of making turkey, make a prime rib to make a stand out holiday meal.

Visit Texas Roadhouse in Sioux Falls to eat some of the dishes featured in this segment.

Recipes:

Loaded Sweet Potato

Equipment: Oven safe pan, Oven, Knife, oven mitts, measuring cups

Ingredients:
-1 sweet potato
-1 cup marshmallows
-2 oz caramel sauce

Directions:
-Once you cook your sweet potato make an cut in the top of the potato
-Using oven mitts open the potato by pushing the ends toward the center
-Place ½ the marshmallows into the sweet potato
-Pour 2 oz of your favorite caramel sauce over the marshmallows
-Place the rest of the marshmallows over the caramel sauce
-Put potato bake on an oven safe pan and put back in the oven on Broil
-Remove from oven when marshmallows start to brown
-Serve as soon as possible

Green Beans

Equipment: large cooking pan, measuring cups, measuring spoons, rubber spatula, colander, cutting board, knife, large spoon

Ingredients:
Step 1

-2 cans of green beans (drained)

Step 2
-2 cups of water
-1 Tbsp sugar
-1/2 tsp pepper

Step 3
-4 oz of bacon (raw diced) or ham (cooked, diced)
-4 oz onions (diced)

Directions:
Step 1

-Using the colander, thoroughly drain green beans.
-Set aside

Step 2
-Mix water, sugar and pepper until well incorporated
-Set aside
-Preheat your cooking pan to Medium High heat

Step 3
Raw Bacon Method
-Using a cutting board and a knife, dice the raw bacon into equal size pieces
-Place diced bacon into preheated cooking pan
-Continually stir bacon with large spoon to keep the bacon from burning
-Once bacon is cooked add the onions and cook until they are tender and light brown
-Proceed to Step 4

Diced, Cooked Ham Method
-Using a cutting board and a knife, dice the cooked ham into equal size pieces
-Place the diced ham and onions into the preheated cooking pan
-Using the large spoon, continue to stir the ham and onions until the ham is lightly brown and the onions are tender
-Proceed to Step 4

Step 4
-Now that the onions are tender add the liquid mixture and the beans
-Using the rubber spatula stir the mixture until incorporated
-Bring mixture to a boil and turn heat to simmer
-Serve beans as soon as you are ready