Smoky Potato Gratin
Chipotle peppers contribute the smoky flavor in this terrific, two potato side dish.
1 garlic clove, minced
1 cup whipping cream
1 cup milk
1 1/2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons adobo sauce
1 teaspoon mashed chipotle pepper
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
2 medium-size sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
1 medium-size baking potato, peeled and thinly sliced
- Sprinkle garlic in bottom of a buttered 11 x 7 x 2-inch baking dish.
- Whisk together whipping cream and next 6 ingredients.
- Layer half of potato slices over garlic; top with half of cream mixture. Repeat procedure with remaining potato slices and cream mixture.
- Bake, covered, at 350°F (175°C) for 40 minutes. Uncover and bake 30 more minutes or until gratin is golden brown. Let stand 15 minutes before serving.
Makes 4 servings.
Tip: Canned chipotle peppers in adobo sauce may be found in the Mexican specialty section of most grocery stores.