SD Two-cheese gratin

Two-Cheese Gratin

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5   large sweet potatoes, scrubbed, peeled, and cut into 1/8-inch slices

1/2   teaspoon salt, divided

1/2   teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided

1/2   cup plus 3 tablespoons shredded Fontina cheese, divided

1/2   cup plus 3 tablespoons grated

Parmesan cheese, divided

1   cup heavy whipping cream, divided

Garnish: fresh thyme


Preheat oven to 400°. Generously coat a 2 1/2-quart baking dish with cooking spray; set aside. 

Place a layer of sweet potatoes in a shingled fashion in baking dish. Season sweet potato layer with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Sprinkle potatoes with 1 tablespoon Fontina cheese, 1 tablespoon Parmesan, and 1/4 cup cream. Repeat layers 3 times. Cover with aluminum foil.

Bake for 1 hour. Remove aluminum foil. Sprinkle remaining cheeses over sweet potatoes.

Bake, uncovered, until cheese is golden brown, approximately 15 minutes. 

Garnish with fresh thyme, if desired.

Credits: Louisiana Cookin'

Serving Size:  8 servings

Cook Time: 1 hour 15 minutes