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Au gratin sweet potatoes recipe

Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course side dishes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 544 kcal

what you'll need
  

  • 2-3 large sweet potatoes peeled and thinly sliced
  • 8 slices bacon
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 2 1/2 cups heavy cream
  • 2 Tbsp fresh thyme
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 2 cups Gouda cheese shredded

let's do it
 

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Cook bacon in medium sauté pan until crispy, then remove and crumble, reserving 1 Tbsp drippings in pan.
  • Add onions to pan with bacon drippings and sauté until translucent. Add garlic and stir. Remove from heat and toss with bacon crumbles; set aside.
  • Melt butter in medium saucepan. Whisk in flour; about 1 minute then slowly whisk in cream, until there are no lumps. Simmer until thickened; about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in salt, pepper and thyme and remove from heat.
  • Spread 1 layer of sweet potato slices evenly in 9” x 13” pan, overlapping slightly. Season with salt and pepper and spoon 1/3 bacon mixture over potatoes. Pour 1/3 cream mixture on top and sprinkle with 1/3 of cheese.
  • Repeat steps until potatoes and bacon are gone. Finish with cream mixture and cheese.
  • Bake 35-45 minutes, or until bubbly. Enjoy.

One Last Thing

What better way to sneak in lots of vitamins than by serving sweet potatoes! Your family will devour this dish and all the health benefits it contains.

Nutrition

Calories: 544kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 14gFat: 45gSaturated Fat: 27gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gCholesterol: 154mgSodium: 915mgPotassium: 404mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4g
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