Sweet Potato Gratin

Baked in garlic and thyme-infused 
cream, this Sweet Potato Gratin 
makes a satisfying side.

Sweet Potato Gratin
Makes about 8 servings
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Ingredients
  1. 2 teaspoons unsalted butter
  2. 1⅓ cups heavy whipping cream
  3. 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  4. 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
  5. 3½ teaspoons kosher salt, divided
  6. 1¼ teaspoons ground black pepper, divided
  7. ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  8. 2¾ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  9. ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  10. Garnish: chopped fresh parsley
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Rub a shallow 11-inch baking dish with butter.
  2. In a medium saucepan, bring cream, garlic, thyme, 2 teaspoons salt, 
1 teaspoon pepper, and nutmeg to a boil over medium heat. Reduce heat to low; simmer until garlic is tender, 
15 minutes. Remove from heat.
  3. In a large bowl, combine potatoes, remaining 1½ teaspoons salt, and remaining ¼ teaspoon pepper. Layer potatoes in prepared pan. Pour cream mixture over potatoes. Cover tightly with foil.
  4. Bake until potatoes are tender, about 45 minutes. Remove foil; sprinkle with cheese. Increase oven to 400°. Bake until golden brown, about 15 minutes more. Garnish with parsley, if desired.
Taste of the South http://www.tasteofthesouthmagazine.com/

Find more great recipes like this one in Taste of the South‘s December 2016 issue!

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