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Sweet Potato and Sage Gratin

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Recipe

Look no further for an out-of-the-ordinary sweet potato dish for holiday entertaining

Yield: Makes 6 servings
Prep time: 20 Mins
Cooking time:  1 Hr

Ingredients

  • 1¼ cups heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped sage
  • 1/8 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 tbsp butter, cut into small cubes plus more for the dish
  • 2¼ lb (1kg) orange-fleshed sweet potatoes, thinly sliced

Directions

 

10 in (25cm) oval ovenproof gratin dish

Prepare ahead

Cover and refrigerate the cooked gratin for up to 2 days; reheat before serving.

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C). Whisk the cream, sage, and nutmeg together and season with salt and pepper. Butter an ovenproof gratin dish. Layer the sweet potatoes in the dish, pouring in the cream mixture as you go, and finishing with the cream.

2. Cover with aluminum foil and bake the for 1 hour, or until the gratin is completely tender when pierced in the center with the tip of a sharp knife.

Good with roast pork, ham, or turkey.

Variation:

Gruyére Gratin

Sprinkle with ½ cup shredded Gruyére cheese before baking. Serve with a crisp green salad to make a vegetarian meal.


© 2008 Dorling Kindersley
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

Nutritional information is based on 1/8 teaspoon added salt per serving.

383kcal (19%)
87mg (9%)
4mg (7%)
1451mcg RAE (48%)
603mg
46mg
4g
7g
5g
35g
88mg (29%)
402mg (17%)
16g (82%)
26g (40%)
1mg (6%)
 

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  • matriarchy

    12.06.10 Flag comment

    Easy and delicious, but rich for an everyday meal. Nice holiday dish for when there is a lot on the table, and everyone eats smaller portions of each.

  • lcburkett

    12.10.09 Flag comment

    We made this for Thanksgiving dinner. Not only is it super easy, but it is very delicious.

 

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