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Sweet potato and broccoli gratin

Creamy slices of sweet potato and broccoli make a really tasty veggie meal.

Creamy slices of sweet potato and broccoli make a really tasty veggie meal.

Cooking Time

Cook: 1 Hour

Cooking Time

Serves: 4

Cooking Time

Price: 41p per serving

Nutritional Information

Each 201g serving contains

Energy
951kj
227kcal
1%
Fat
10.7g
Med
15%
Saturates
6g
Med
30%
Sugars
8g
Low
9%
Salt
0.48g
Low
8%
1
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g:
473kj/113kcal

Ingredients

1/2 tsp butter for greasing

300g sweet potatoes

200g broccoli

1/2 medium red onion

70g mature Cheddar cheese

1 medium egg

150ml semi-skimmed milk

1 tbsp half-fat creme fraiche

1/4 tsp ground nutmeg

Black pepper

Method

1
Preheat the oven to 220C/200C Fan/Gas 7. Using your fingers, grease the baking dish with butter. Wash the sweet potatoes and broccoli. Pat dry with kitchen paper.
2
Cut the potatoes in half. Put flat side down and cut in half again. Using the bridge and claw hold, cut each piece into thin slices. Layer half in bottom of baking dish.
3
Use a fork to hold the onion on the board. Cut into thin slices, then roughly chop. Spread the onion over the sweet potato.
4
Put the broccoli on a chopping board. Holding the stem, slice off the florets then cut them into 3cm pieces. Spread over the onions in the dish.
5
Grate the cheese. Sprinkle half over the broccoli. Neatly top with the rest of the sweet potato slices.
6
Crack the egg into a jug. Pour in milk to make 200ml liquid. Add the creme fraiche, nutmeg and 2 grinds of black pepper. Mix with a fork. Pour over the vegetables.
7
Sprinkle with the remaining cheese. Bake in the oven for 35-40 minutes until it's golden brown and cooked through.