Sweet-Potato Gratin

Sweet-Potato Gratin Recipe
Photo: David Prince

Yield:

4 servings

Recipe from

Real Simple

Nutritional Information

Calcium 619 mg
Calories 638
Caloriesfromfat 1 %
Carbohydrate 53 g
Cholesterol 109 mg
Fat 38 g
Fiber 6 g
Iron 2 mg
Protein 24 mg
Satfat 23 g
Sodium 1064 mg

Ingredients

5 tablespoons unsalted butter
1 large onion, chopped (about 2 cups)
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
2 cups whole milk
1 tablespoon fresh rosemary leaves, chopped
1 teaspoon kosher salt
Freshly ground black pepper
3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and shredded (about 4 1/2 cups)
2 cups Cheddar, shredded (8 ounces)
1 slice whole-wheat bread, ground in a food processor (1/2 cup)

Preparation

Heat oven to 400° F. Lightly coat a 9-inch square baking dish with vegetable cooking spray.

In a medium saucepan, over medium heat, melt the butter and add the onion; cook until softened, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat, stir in the flour, then whisk in the milk, rosemary, salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Heat to boiling, whisking constantly. Stir in the sweet potatoes. Transfer to the baking dish and sprinkle with the Cheddar and bread crumbs. Bake for 30 minutes or until golden.

Jane Kirby and Leslie Pendleton,

Real Simple

April 2004
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