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Sunday, September 27, 2009

Recipe Sharing: Sweet Potato Gratin

We are big fans of sweet potatoes, and I found this recipe in a recent issue of Wegman's magazine. We're having it tonight with seared scallops and salad. Enjoy!

Sweet Potato Gratin
Yield: 8 servings (nutritional info below)


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 sweet potatoes (or yams) (2 1/2 lbs), peeled, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 cup (1/2 pint) fresh heavy cream

Use a 2-quart shallow casserole dish. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Coat bottom of casserole dish with oil; sprinkle with garlic. Cover bottom of dish with single overlapping layer of sliced sweet potatoes. Season with salt and pepper. Repeat until all potatoes are used. Pour cream over potatoes. Bake, uncovered, 30-35 min, until potatoes are tender and top browned. Let rest 5 min before serving.

Nutrition Info: Each serving (1/ 3 cup) contains 220 calories, 24 g carbohydrate, (4 g fiber), 4 g protein, 13 g fat, (7 g saturated fat), 40 mg cholesterol, and 50 mg sodium.


Robin said...

Sounds delicious!! As do the other parts of your meal. :)