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Sweet potato bake

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

Sweet potato with crispy cheese topping
Serves
4
Price*
£0.89 Per Serving
Ready in**
55 Minutes
 

Nutritional information

Each serving of this recipe contains 372 calories, which is 19 percent of your reference intake for calories.
The sugar is rated LOW with 17.2 grams, which is 19 percent of your reference intake for sugar.
The fat is rated MED with 14.8 grams, which is 21 percent of your reference intake for fat.
The saturated fat is rated LOW with 4.8 grams, which is 24 percent of your reference intake for saturated fat.
Salt is rated at LOW with 0.4 grams, which is 7 percent of your reference intake for salt. skip to ingredients and directions

Calories
372
19%
LOW
Sugar
17.2g
19%
MED
Fat
14.8g
21%
LOW
Sat Fat
4.8g
24%
LOW
Salt
0.4g
7%
*Prices are intended as guideline only.
**Cook times are intended as guidelines only.

What it takes

  • 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

How to make it

  1. Preheat 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.
  2. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the spinach and stir-fry until it wilts. Remove from the heat and set aside.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Sprinkle the rest of the cheese on top and bake for 40 minutes until golden.