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Wild Mushroom-and-Sweet Potato Gratin

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 8 servings
Chanterelle mushrooms and fontina cheese contribute a delicate, nutty flavor that contrasts nicely with sweet potatoes in this dish. Serve this casserole with roasted pork loin or ham.

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 4 cups (1/4-inch-thick) sliced cremini mushrooms (about 8 ounces)
  • 3 1/2 cups (1/4-inch-thick) sliced chanterelle mushrooms (about 8 ounces)
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped shallots
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley, divided
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh chives, divided
  • 4 cups peeled sweet potatoes, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • Cooking spray
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded fontina cheese
  • 1/2 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Nutrition Information

  • calories 193
  • caloriesfromfat 28 %
  • fat 6.1 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 0.6 g
  • protein 8 g
  • carbohydrate 26.8 g
  • fiber 4.7 g
  • cholesterol 17 mg
  • iron 1.6 mg
  • sodium 282 mg
  • calcium 110 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 425°.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add mushrooms, shallots, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper; sauté 5 minutes or until moisture evaporates, stirring frequently. Remove from heat; stir in 1 tablespoon parsley and 1 tablespoon chives.

  3. Arrange half of potato slices in a single layer in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Spoon half of the mushroom mixture over potato slices; sprinkle with half of cheese. Repeat layers, ending with cheese; add broth to dish. Cover and bake at 425° for 30 minutes. Uncover and bake 20 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Sprinkle with remaining parsley and chives.

Cook's Notes

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