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Spice up your holiday table with sweet potato gratin, a colorful twist on traditional potoato gratin recipes. 

Molly Watson; Ambjorn Lindskog
Ambjorn Lindskog
This Story Originally Appeared On sunset.com


Credit: Ray Kachatorian

Recipe Summary test

1 hr
Makes 8 to 10 servings


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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.


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Nutrition Facts

400 calories; calories from fat 59%; protein 6.3g; fat 26g; saturated fat 16g; carbohydrates 37g; fiber 4.4g; sodium 461mg; cholesterol 88mg.