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Light Sweet Potato Au Gratin

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FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.

Calories 214
Protein 8g
Fat 10g
Carbs 23g
Total Time 1 hour

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Sweet Potato Au Gratin Recipe

Ingredients

light sweet potato au gratin
Ingredients for 5 servings

  • 2 large (~2lb or 450g) sweet potatoes, sliced
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tablespoons arrowroot
  • 1/2 cup grated parmesan
  • 1/3 cup shredded gouda
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped
  • 1 can (13.5oz) lite coconut milk
    • SUBSTITUTE: skim milk; full fat coconut cream
Steps
  1. Set oven to 350F.
  2. Wash sweet potatoes, then slice them up using a mandolin or sharp knife.  They should be the thickness of about 2 nickels.  Add them to a bowl.
  3. Sprinkle in nutmeg, cinnamon, smoked paprika and arrowroot and toss.  Make sure every slice is coated.
  4. In a baking dish or cast iron skillet, lightly spray with cooking spray, then arrange a single layer of overlapping sweet potatoes in the bottom. Add a bit of parmesan and then pour in some of the coconut milk. Repeat.
  5. On the final top layer add the gouda and rosemary.
  6. Cover with foil and bake in the oven for 50 minutes, removing the foil about halfway through in order to brown the top.
  7. Let it cool for at least 20 minutes before enjoying.  The longer it has to cool, the thicker and creamier it will be upon serving.
    light sweet potato au gratin

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Calories
214
Protein
8g
Fat
10g
Carbs
23g
Sodium
Fiber
15g
Sugar
7g
About the author

FitMenCook

My name is Kevin. My life changed when I realized that healthy living is truly a lifelong journey, mainly won by having a well-balanced diet and enjoying adequate exercise. By experimenting in the kitchen and openly sharing my meals, I learned that healthy eating is hardly boring and that by making a few adjustments, I could design a diet that could help me achieve my personal fitness goals. Our bodies are built in the kitchen and sculpted in the gym.