Side Dishes and Salads
Sweet Potatoes and Apple Cider Gratin
2 tablespoons butter
3 large sweet potatoes, thinly sliced for gratin
Freshly grated nutmeg, about ½ teaspoon
1 C apple cider, reduced to 1½ cups
Butter glass or ceramic gratin dish. Layer sliced sweet potato, seasoning with salt and nutmeg. Pour reduced cider over potatoes. Bake at 350°F until potatoes are soft and the cider is absorbed, about 1¼ to 1½ hours.
6 to 8
Approximate Nutrition Analysis (per serving):
calories, 519; fiber, 4 g; fat, 12 g; cholesterol, 30 mg; sodium, 320 mg; calories from fat, 21%.
In Praise of Apples, Mark Rosenstein