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Possum and Taters




  1. Skin and dress opossum. Put into Dutch oven and cover with water. Add salt and pepper. Cover and cook over medium heat until very tender.
  2. Place opossum pieces in center of large baking pan and arrange sweet potatoes around them. Sprinkle sugar and margarine over potatoes. Pour 2 cups of broth from cooked opossum over all.
  3. Place in preheated 375 degree F oven and bake until potatoes are fork tender, slightly browned, and broth has evaporated.


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