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    1 opossum (about 2½ pounds)
    2½ tsp. salt
    Pepper to taste
    1/2 cup water
    4 medium sweet potatoes
    2 tbsp. sugar


Clean opossum, Trim excess fat from opossum and discard.

Wash quickly inside and out with warm water; drain thoroughly.

Rub salt and pepper well into the opossum inside and out.

Sprinkle inside and out with flour.

Lay the opossum on its back in a roasting pan.

Add water, cover and bake in 350 degree F. oven until about half done (45 - 60 minutes).

Split peeled potatoes in half lengthwise and place in pan around opossum.

Add more water if needed.

Cover sliced potatoes and opossum and cook 30 more minutes.

North Carolina Cooperative Extension, www.ces.ncsu.edu


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