Sweet potato bake

Sweet potato bake

For a non-veggie version, scatter grilled chopped bacon on the top just before serving.

By , 21 September 2015

(6 votes)

Sweet potato bake
  • 55 Mins

  • Serves: 4

  • Price: 89p per serving

Nutritional Info
Each 407g serving contains
  • Energy

    1717KJ

    410KCAL

    21%
  • Fat

    16.8g

    med

    24%
  • Saturates

    6g

    low

    30%
  • Sugars

    17.9g

    low

    20%
  • Salt

    0.8g

    low

    13%
3
of your 5-a-day
of your reference intake.
Typical energy values per 100g: 422kJ/101kcal.
Ingredients
  • 2 tbsp sunflower oil, plus extra for greasing
  • 1 large red onion, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 160g bag ready washed baby spinach
  • 1kg sweet potatoes (750g peeled weight), thickly sliced
  • 400ml semi-skimmed milk
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 100g Asda Chosen by you 30% Less Fat Extra Mature British Cheese, grated
Method
  • Pre-heat the oven to 200C/180C Fan/Gas 6. Grease a 1L ovenproof dish. Heat the oil in a frying pan and cook the onion over a medium heat until soft and turning golden.

  • Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the spinach and stir-fry until it wilts. Remove from the heat and set aside.

  • Put the potatoes in a pan with the milk, cayenne and a pinch of salt. Cover and heat until simmering. Simmer for 7-8 minutes, then season. Drain, reserving the milk.

  • Arrange half the potatoes over the bottom of the dish. Top with the spinach mixture and half the cheese, then cover with the rest of the potatoes. Pour in the milk.

  • Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top and bake for 40 minutes until golden.