Gluten-Free Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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Wow! These were so good that I ate them for breakfast the next day & I’m pretty confident you will love them too! I am such a sucker for a good scalloped potato, but gluten generally gives me headaches so I opt to avoid it. Thus, I decided to make a gluten/grain-free version. I also wanted to try to spice things up by using sweet rather than white potatoes. I think you’ll find it tastes just as delicious with a hint more sweetness from the sweet potato.

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Gluten Free Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

A new take on the traditional scalloped sweet potato recipe, using grain free flour and sweet potatoes!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 3 medium sweet potatoes thinly slices
  • 1.5 tbsp cassava flour
  • 2 tabs butter
  • 3/4 cup milk whole milk works best
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/2 cup shredded Parmesan
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese *for topping
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Grease a 9×9 baking dish with oil/fat of choice
  • Using a mandolin, thinly slice 3 sweet potatoes (cut by hand as thin as possible if no mandolin available)
  • In a sauce pan, melt butter and add in flour
  • Next, pour in milk and seasonings (salt, pepper, cayenne), whisk together
  • Cook sauce on low heat until it begins to thicken, stirring occasionally
  • Next, add in 1/2 cup cheddar and 1/2 cup parm (the remaining ½ cup cheddar is for the topping) and continue stirring (at this point, if the sauce becomes too thick, add milk)
  • Remove sauce from heat
  • Place half of the sliced potatoes in your baking dish and pour half of the  sauce over top
  • Then, place second layer of potatoes and add remaining sauce over top
  • Next, sprinkle final layer of shredded cheese (1/2 cup) and place in oven
  • Bake at 350 for 60-75 minutes or until top has browned and potatoes are tenderLet cool and enjoy immediately!

Notes

Cooking times may vary by oven and how crispy/well done you want your potatoes 
Keyword gluten free, grain free, potato, scalloped, sweet potato

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