Sweet Potato Gratin – Closet Cooking

Sweet Potato Gratin
Sweet Potato Gratin

Sweet Potato Gratin

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook dinner Time: 1 hour 10 minutes Full Time: 1 hour 30 minutes Servings: 8

A potato gratin with sweet potatoes and a good deal of savoury melted cheese!

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 onion, finely diced
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon thyme, chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme)
  • 1 teaspoon sage, chopped (or 1/2 teaspoon dried sage)
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3 tablespoons flour (gluten-absolutely free for gluten-free)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1 pinch nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt and pepper to style
  • 4 lbs sweet potatoes, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  1. Melt the butter in a large saucepan about medium heat, include the onion and cook right until tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Incorporate the garlic, thyme, sage, paprika, and flour, blend and cook right up until fragrant, about a minute.
  3. Add the milk, bitter cream, and nutmeg, deliver to a simmer and cook right until the sauce thickens, about 2-3 minutes.
  4. Incorporate the cheese and cook until finally it melts, about a minute, just before removing from heat and seasoning with salt and pepper to style.
  5. Distribute a several tablespoons of the sauce over the base of a 9×13 inch baking pan, layer the sweet potatoes in the pan alternating with sauce until all of the potatoes and sauce are in the pan.
  6. Sprinkle on the cheese and bake in a preheated 350F/180C oven until eventually the potatoes are tender, about 45-60 minutes, in advance of letting it rest for 20 minutes and enjoying!

Choice: Use gouda, swiss, gruyere, asiago, or parmesan in its place of the cheddar cheese.
Possibility: Add 4 ounces product cheese to the cheese sauce.
Choice: Include chopped chipotle chili peppers in adobo!
Solution: Add 1 pinch of cinnamon!
Possibility: Insert or garnish with 4 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled.
Take note: I utilised a white cheddar in the shots.

Nutrition Details: Energy 432, Body fat 18g (Saturated 11g, Trans .5g), Cholesterol 53mg, Sodium 341mg, Carbs 53g (Fiber 7g, Sugars 13g), Protein 13g

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