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Roasted Pear and Sweet Potato Gratin | The Mediterranean Dish. A simple, rustic, and healthy sweet potato gratin (or sweet potato casserole). Perfectly seasoned then roasted to tender perfection. And the finishing touches of honey, cheese and nuts are not to be missed. See the easy recipe on TheMediterraneanDish.com #mediterraneanrecipe #mediterraneandiet #sweetpotatocasserole #sweetpotato #holidayrecipe #thanksgiving

Pear and Sweet Potato Gratin


Description

A healthier, rustic sweet potato gratin with pears. Simply spiced and roasted to perfection, then finished with a drizzle of warmed honey and lemon juice.


Ingredients

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  • 2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick-rounds
  • 1 large Bosc pear, cored and sliced into 1/4-inch-thick-rounds
  • 3 tbsp Private Reserve extra virgin olive oil combined with 1 tbsp melted butter
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried rosemary
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg, more for later
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon, more for later
  • 3 tbsp quality honey
  • 1/2 tsp lemon juice
  • 2 ounces crumbled Gorgonzola cheese
  • Toasted walnuts or pecans, a handful
  • Raisins, a handful

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. In a large bowl, combine the potato and pear slices. Add the olive oil and melted butter mixture. Season with salt, pepper, rosemary, nutmeg and cinnamon. Toss to combine
  3. Arrange the seasoned potato and pear slices in a gratin dish or large cast iron skillet.
  4. Bake in the heated oven for 45 minutes, or until potatoes are fork-tender. Remove from oven.
  5. Place the honey in a small bowl and warm briefly in the microwave (about 20 seconds or so in 50% power). Stir lemon juice into warmed honey, then drizzle all over the pear and potato gratin. And if you like, sprinkle a tiny pinch of nutmeg and cinnamon.
  6. Add Gorgonzola cheese and a handful of toasted walnuts and raisins. Enjoy!

Notes

  • Category: Sides
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keywords: Pear and Sweet Potato Gratin, Gratin, Pear, Sweet potato, Vegetarian side

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