Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Crock Pot Recipe 16


Sweet Potato Gratin






Recipe Insight: A dash of Parmesan and thyme adds a unique edge to this savory sweet potato gratin.






This recipe provides 12 servings (serving size 1/2 cup)




Ingredients:


1) 1 1/3 cup thinly sliced sweet onion
2) 1 tablespoon butter, softened
3) 2 pounds sweet potatoes (approx. 3 large), peeled and thinly sliced
4) 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
5) 1 teaspoon chopped thyme
6) 1/2 teaspoon salt
7) 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
8) 2 ounces grated fresh Parmesan cheese (about 1/2 cup), divided
9) 1/2 cup organic or low sodium vegetable broth
10) Cooking Spray





Instructions:


1) Melt butter in a medium nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion; saute' approx. 5 mins., until lightly browned. Combine onion, sweet potato, next 4 ingredients (through pepper), and 1/4 cup of cheese in a large bowl, mixing to coat with flour. Coat crock pot with cooking spray. Transfer vegetable mixture to crock pot.



2) Pour broth over potato mixture. Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese. Cover and cook on low for 4 hours, until potato is tender.








Nutritional value per serving:



Calories: 90
Fat: 2.5 grams
Protein: 3.5 grams
Carbs: 14 grams
Fiber: 2 grams
Sodium: 220 mg
Calcium: 93 mg

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