Cheddar, Root and Pear Gratin – Diabetic Friendly Recipes
January 6, 2022
Cuisine type: American
Cooking time: 1 hour and 35 minutes
Active preparation time: 45 minutes
Number of servings: 6
Dish type: Main, side
- 2 large sweet potatoes
- 2 large potatoes
- 2 zucchini
- 3 pears
- 1/2 cups of cream
- 3 cloves of garlic
- 1 pinch dried rosemary
- 10 fresh sage leaves
- 3 1/2 ounces cheddar
- 1 teaspoons salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
Heat the cream in a saucepan with chopped garlic, rosemary and whole sage leaves. Turn off the heat and let steep, covered.
Meanwhile, peel the potatoes and sweet potatoes. Steam until they are tender ( 20-30 minutes). Allow to cool, then cut into thin slices.
Peel pears and cut them into strips along with zucchini (no need to peel them).
Butter a round baking dish. Fill the dish, alternating 1 row of potatoes, 1 row of pears, 2 rows of sweet potatoes and 2 rows of zucchini (place them tightly against each other to make them stand upright).
Remove the sage leaves in the sauce. Add salt and pepper, to taste, and pour over the vegetable slices. Sprinkle with grated cheddar.
Bake for about 1 hour in a preheated oven at 390°F (200°c).
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