Sweet-Potato Gratin

Sweet-Potato Gratin Recipe
Ray Kachatorian
Spice up your holiday table with sweet potato gratin, a colorful twist on traditional potoato gratin recipes. 


Makes 8 to 10 servings

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Recipe Time

Prep and Cook Time:: 1 Minute

Nutritional Information

Calories 400
Caloriesfromfat 59 %
Protein 6.3 g
Fat 26 g
Satfat 16 g
Carbohydrate 37 g
Fiber 4.4 g
Sodium 461 mg
Cholesterol 88 mg


3 tablespoons butter
4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut crosswise into 1/4-in.-thick slices
3/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
2 cups heavy whipping cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon cayenne


1. Preheat oven to 400°. Butter a 9- by 13-in. baking dish with 1 tbsp. butter. Arrange a third of the sweet potatoes, overlapping slightly, in the dish. Sprinkle with 1/4 cup cheese. Repeat with two more layers of sweet potatoes and cheese.

2. In a small bowl, combine cream, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Pour over potatoes. Dot with the remaining 2 tbsp. butter. Cover dish with foil and bake 20 minutes. Remove foil and continue baking until sweet potatoes are tender and top is browned, 20 to 25 minutes.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Molly Watson,

Ambjorn Lindskog,

Bistro Elan, Palo Alto, CA,


December 2006
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