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Sweet Potato au Gratin

Sweet Potato au Gratin, a sweet and salty dish best served with roasted meat, and made with milk, salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, butter, eggs and grated cheese.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Caribbean
Servings 6
Calories 278 kcal


  • 2 lb Yams or Sweet Potatoes about 4 - 5 medium size
  • 1/2 cup Milk
  • 3 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 pinch Cinnamon
  • 1 pinch Nutmeg
  • 1 pinch Ginger grated
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon Butter
  • 3 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Grated Cheese Parmesan or Cheddar


  • Prepare a buttered baking dish. Peel and thinly slice the sweet potatoes. Add the potato slices to a frying pan.
  • In a saucepan, add milk, garlic, salt, pepper, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 - 4 minutes.
  • Add milk with spices to potatoes and cook over low heat for 10 minutes or halfway cooked, and the milk is reduced by half.
  • Lightly beat the eggs and pour them over the sweet potatoes, then sprinkle cheese.
  • Bake 20 to 25 in a 350 degree F oven.
  • Remove from oven and serve hot.


To make Sweet Potato Gratin, you can used grated parmesan cheese or grated cheddar cheese. Add more cheese if preferred. My recipe is topped with parmesan cheese. A yellow cheese will make the dish look more vibrant.


Calories: 278kcalCarbohydrates: 44gProtein: 9gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 96mgSodium: 198mgPotassium: 1309mgFiber: 6gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 491IUVitamin C: 26mgCalcium: 157mgIron: 1mg

Please keep in mind that nutritional information is a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on the products used.

Keyword holiday dinner, potato side dish, side dish, sweet potatoes
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