Saturday, October 23, 2010

Sweet potato gratin

Sweet potato gratin

A nice sweet potatoes recipe to try !

Sweet Potato Recipe Ingredients
*1kg/1lb 2oz sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced thinly
*2 tbsp olive oil
*3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
*½-1 red chilli (depending on variety and heat strength), chopped
*finely (or 1 tsp dried chilli flakes - not powder)
*250ml/8fl oz single cream
*salt and black pepper

Sweet Potato Recipe INSTRUCTIONS

1.In a large mixing bowl toss the sweet potato slices with the oil and all the other ingredients until the slices are well coated and the garlic and chilli well-distributed.
2.Transfer to a lightly oiled gratin dish, spreading out the slices with your fingertips, you do not have to layer the gratin piece by piece, but try to ensure that the slices are mostly lying flat.
3. Pour over any cream remaining in the bowl and trickle the remaining oil over the gratin.
4.Bake in a preheated, fairly hot oven (180C/350F/Gas 5) for 40-50 minutes until the sweet potato is completely tender and the top is browned and crispy.
5.For extra crispness you can finish under the grill for 1-2 minutes.
The sweet potatoes recipe is ready to serve...enjoy it !

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