Chipotle Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

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Scalloped potatoes take a Southwestern turn with this side dish casserole. It uses sweet spuds, Mexican cheese, and chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.

Chipotle Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Prep Time:
35 mins
Bake Time:
40 mins
Stand Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 25 mins
Servings:
8

Ingredients

  • 2 ½ pound sweet potatoes (about 3 large), peeled and thinly sliced

  • ½ cup chopped onion

  • 2 tablespoon butter

  • 2 tablespoon all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 ½ cup milk

  • 1 ½ teaspoon finely chopped canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 6 ounce queso quesadilla, queso blanco, or Monterey Jack cheese, shredded (1-1/2 cups)

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a 4-quart Dutch oven cook sweet potato slices in lightly salted boiling water for 5 minutes; drain and set aside. Grease a 2-quart oval or rectangular baking dish; set aside.

  2. For sauce, in a small saucepan cook onion in hot butter about 5 minutes or until tender. Stir in flour and salt. Add milk all at once; stir in chipotle pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Remove saucepan from heat; stir in cheese.

  3. Place half of the sliced potatoes in prepared baking dish. Cover with half of the sauce. Repeat layers.

  4. Bake, covered, for 25 minutes. Uncover and bake about 15 minutes more or until potatoes are tender. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving. Makes 8 to 10 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

169 Calories
6g Fat
24g Carbs
6g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 169
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 19mg 6%
Sodium 234mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 6g
Vitamin C 18.9mg 95%
Calcium 151.5mg 12%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 453mg 10%
Folate, total 24.2mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.3mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.2mg

*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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