Spicy Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

These cast-iron scalloped sweet potatoes feature spicy chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

Spicy Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Photo: Blaine Moats
Prep Time:
30 mins
Bake Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
Stand Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 45 mins


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • ¾ cup chopped red sweet pepper

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced

  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped canned chipotle pepper in adobo sauce

  • 1 teaspoon salt

  • 3 pound sweet potatoes, peeled and very thinly sliced

  • 1 cup heavy cream

  • ¾ cup chicken broth

  • ¾ cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese (3 oz.)


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F. In a 12-inch cast-iron skillet heat oil over medium-high. Add sweet pepper and onion; cook 4 to 5 minutes or just until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; cook and stir 1 minute more. Remove from heat. Stir in chipotle pepper and salt. Transfer mixture to a small bowl.

  2. Arrange sweet potatoes and pepper mixture in skillet, alternating layers. In a small bowl stir together cream and broth; pour over potato mixture. Sprinkle with cheese.

  3. Transfer skillet to oven and bake, covered, 40 minutes. Bake, uncovered, 30 minutes more or until potatoes are tender and top is light brown. Let stand 5 to 10 minutes before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

319 Calories
17g Fat
38g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 319
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 45%
Cholesterol 53mg 18%
Sodium 552mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 38g 14%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 23.2mg 116%
Calcium 153mg 12%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 660mg 14%
Folate, total 30.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.4mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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