Sweet Potato Gratin

Share this post

Recipe by The FruitGuys

INGREDIENTS
3–4 cups sweet potatoes or yams, scrubbed and thinly sliced, about 1/8-inch thick (peels optional)
1 small onion, thinly sliced
1/2 cup green onion, chopped (optional)
3/4 1 tablespoon olive oil
3/4–1 cup Gruyí¨re, Parmesan, or Cheddar cheese, grated
1 cup cream, half and half, or milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon horseradish, freshly grated (optional)
A pinch or two of cayenne pepper (optional)
Butter (optional)

PREPARATION

  • Preheat oven to 375 °F.
  • Lightly butter or oil a medium-size casserole dish.
  • Heat olive oil to medium-high in a pan, add sliced (regular) onion, and sauté for 5 minutes or until just starting to soften.
  • Spread half the onions in the bottom of the casserole dish, followed by half of the sliced sweet potato, then repeat.
  • Mix cheese, cream/milk, green onion and/or horseradish (if using), and seasonings together, and pour evenly over dish.
  • Cover with foil, and bake 30–40 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft when pierced with a knife.
  • Remove foil, increase heat to 425 °F, and bake until the top is slightly browned—another 5–10 minutes (or longer, as needed).

Serves 3–4. Prep time, 15 minutes; cook time, 45–60 minutes.

 

Sign up for our monthly newsletter

 

Recent Recipes articles:

More recent articles:

Developing foot strength for functional living
April 25, 2017
Put down that pill!
April 24, 2017
An affordable approach to a healthy workplace
April 24, 2017
Food:
From salad to shortcake, ways to enjoy the heart-shaped berry
April 15, 2017
The FruitGuys boosts small farms’ impact on environmental, economic, and community health
April 12, 2017
How to stay sane and productive while telecommmuting
April 12, 2017
Help coworkers of all stripes get along and be productive
March 27, 2017
One exercise can condition from head to toe
March 25, 2017
The nature-health connection and how to find it
March 23, 2017
Food:
Easy hacks to spice up your packaged food
March 21, 2017

About Us

Our monthly online magazine features articles about fitness, health, food, and work, as well as recipes featuring farm-fresh fruit!