Sweet Potato Gratin With Fresh Herbs Recipe
A rich baked casserole made using Sweet Potato slices soaked in cream and topped with cheese.
Sweet Potato Gratin is a rich baked casserole made using Sweet Potato slices soaked in cream and topped with cheese. Fresh herbs are sprinkled in between the sweet potato layers to add freshness and flavor to the bake. Slice the sweet potatoes uniformly so that they bake evenly.This creamy Sweet Potato gratin makes a great side dish for a potluck or a comforting meal on its own.
Here are few more sweet potato recipes which you can try :
- 5-6 Sweet Potatoes , cleaned and sliced
- 1 1/2 cups Fresh cream
- 1/2 cup Milk
- 3-4 tablespoon Butter , softened
- 1 clove Garlic , cut in half
- 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg , grated
- 2 sprig Parsley leaves , chopped
- 2 sprig Fresh Thyme leaves , chopped
- 2 sprig Dried oregano , chopped
- 2 Basil leaves
- Whole Black Peppercorns
- Salt , to taste
- 1 cup Cheese , (gruyere or cheddar) shredded
How to make Sweet Potato Gratin With Fresh Herbs Recipe
To begin making the Sweet Potato gratin with fresh herbs, first pre-heat the oven to 160 deg Celsius
Rub a 7-inch baking dish with the garlic clove (cut side) and grease the dish with butter.
Place a layer of the sweet potato slices. Dab each slice with a little butter. Sprinkle salt, pepper and some herbs.
Whisk the cream, milk and nutmeg in a small jar.
Pour some of this cream mixture over the sweet potato slices.
Place more slices on top of it, dab with butter, sprinkle salt pepper and herbs and pour some more cream mixture.
Continue layering, ending with the cream mixture.
Sprinkle the grated cheese on top and bake for about 40-50 minutes or till the sweet potato sliced are soft.
Giving up a lucrative career tinkering with Analytical equipments, Madhuli Ajay chose to tinker in her Food lab- developing new recipes & satisfying her culinary travel cravings. She has been sharing heirloom recipes on her blog 'My Foodcourt' for the past 9 yrs. Madhuli bakes to feed her soul. Testing recipes & photographing food for a cookbook, has fuelled her food photography passion. Based in the gorgeous 'Wine Capital' of India Nashik, Madhuli also loves spending time in her little kitchen garden.