Vegetarian Delicacy

Sweet Potato Carrot Gratin with Pumpkin Seeds

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Sweet Potato Carrot Gratin with Pumpkin Seeds
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Difficulty:
easy
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Preparation:
35 min.
Preparation
ready in 1 hr 20 min.
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Healthy, because

Even smarter

Sweet potatoes contain plenty of energizing carbohydrates and, like carrots, a lot of beta-carotene, which help protect the body against free radical damage.

Don't skip the pumpkin seeds; they add tons of flavor as well as heart-healthy fats.

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
18 ounces Sweet potato
10 ounces carrots
butter (for the pan)
10 ounces Whipped cream
3 ½ ounces Crème fraiche
2 eggs
salt
freshly ground peppers
freshly grated Nutmeg
1 tablespoon freshly chopped thyme
3 ounces grated Gruyere
2 tablespoons Pumpkin seed
thyme (for garnishing)
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Preheat the oven to 350°F.

2.

Peel sweet potatoes and carrots and cut into thin slices. Butter baking dish and layer potatoes and carrots in an alternating manner.  

3.

Whisk cream with crème fraîche and eggs. Add thyme and half of cheese and season with salt, pepper and nutmeg.

4.

Pour egg cream mixture over vegetables, sprinkle with remaining cheese and pumpkin seeds and bake in preheated oven at 350°F for about 45 minutes. Garnish with thyme sprigs and serve.