Scalloped Sweet Potatoes Au Gratin

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes Au Gratin
  • 3 T. unsalted butter, divided
  • 1 leek, cleaned and chopped
  • 2 T. flour
  • 1-12 oz. can evaporated milk
  • Freshly ground nutmeg
  • Salt
  • 2 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 oz. Gruyere cheese, shredded
  • ¼ c. bread crumber
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Grease baking dish.
  3. Melt 2 T. butter in sauce pan.
  4. Add chopped leek and saute.
  5. Whisk in flour and cook until golden.
  6. Gradually whisk in evaporated milk, and bring to a bubble. Cook for a minute until sauce thickens, and remove from heat.
  7. Grate nutmeg into sauce and season with salt.
  8. Spread single layer of sweet potatoes, spoon leek and milk mixture over, sprinkle with cheese.
  9. Continue layering with sauce and cheese as final layers.
  10. Melt 1 T. butter and mix in bread crumbs.
  11. Sprinkle crumbs over the sauce and cheese.
  12. Bake covered for 35 minutes then uncover and bake an additional 15 minutes.


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