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Caribbean Sweet Potato Gratin

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1 garlic clove, minced
1 1/2 t freshly grated lime peel
2T fresh lime juice
2T chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 t dried thyme
1 1/2 t salt
1/2 t pepper
2 1/2 c coconut milk (1 1/2 cans)
4c peeled and THINLY sliced sweet ptoatoes (1 1/2 lbs)
1c cooked rice
1 1/2 c cooked black beans (15 oz can, drained)
1 1/2 c fresh spinach, rinsed, stemmed,and chopped

3/4 c cornmeal
1T oil
1/2 t dried thyme
1/4 t cumin
1/4 t salt

1. Preheat oven to 350. lightly oil 9x13 baking pan.

2. Combine garlic, lime peel and juice, cilantro, thyme, salt, pepper, and cocnut milk in measuring cup. pour one third of mixinto prepared baking pan. Layer half of sweet potatoes in bottom, topped by half of rice, half of black beans, and half spinach. Pour on another third of coconut milk mix and repeat layers of sweet potatoes, rice, beans, and spinach. Pour remaining coconut milk mix over all.

3. In small bowl, combine all of topping ingredients and sprinkle over gratin.

4. Bake, uncovered, 60 minutes, rotating pan in oven after 30 minutes. When potatoes are tender and topping is cris and golden brown, remove from oven and let sit for 2-3 minutes until potatoes absorb any remaining liquid.

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Moosewood Restaurant New Classics

Thanks Megan for sharing this Sweet Potato recipe, because we are always looking for new ways to prepare Sweet Potatoes. Sweet potatoes are not only tasty, but very healthy.

Have a Super Day!
Axel & Kathie

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