Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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Recipe by queenbeatrice

Here is a tasty side dish. Very similar to scalloped potatoes, but with sweet potatoes insted.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 large sweet potatoes, peeled and halved crosswise
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 34 cup leek, thinly sliced (white and light green part only)
  • 4 teaspoons flour
  • 14 teaspoon salt
  • 14 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 14 cups milk
  • Topping

  • 12 cup fine fresh breadcrumb
  • 2 tablespoons parmesan cheese, grated
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted

Directions

  1. In pot of boiling water, cover and cook potatoes to almost tender, 15 minutes.
  2. Drain and cool.
  3. Slice crosswise into ¼ inch thick slices.
  4. In large pan, melt butter over medium heat. Add leek, cover and cook until tender, stirring occasionally about 4 to 7 minutes.
  5. Stir in flour, salt and pepper. Cook, stirring for one minute. Slowly add milk and cook., stirring until evenly thickened, about 5 minutes. Gently add potato slices to coat, 1 at a time and then place each in a 8-inch glass casserole dish in rows. Spoon remaining sauce over top of slices.
  6. Topping: Stir together bread crumbs, grated cheese and butter until crumbly. Sprinkle over potato slices.
  7. Bake at 425 degrees Fahrenheit until heated through, about 20 minutes. Broil until golden, about 3 minutes.

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