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Yukon Gold, Sweet Potato and Balderson Cheddar Gratin
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Entrees - Yukon Gold, Sweet Potato and Balderson Cheddar Gratin

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1 1/2 lbs Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled 750 g
1 lb sweet potatoes, peeled 500 g
3 Shallots, diced * 3
1 1/2 cups apple juice or chicken stock 375 mL
1 tbsp Fresh Thyme 15 mL
  Salt and Pepper  
1 tbsp Unsalted Butter 15 mL
1 Clove Garlic 1
1/2 cup Balderson Old Cheddar, grated 125 mL

* or substitute 1/2 cup (125 ml) of onions.


  • Baking Time: 1 hour
  • Serves 6 to 8
  • Preheat oven to 350 F (180 C)
  • Slice potatoes and sweet potatoes thinly
  • Heat shallots, apple juice, thyme and a pinch of salt and pepper in a small pot
  • Butter a 12-cup (3 L) baking dish and rub with a crushed clove of garlic
  • Place the sliced potatoes and sweet potatoes into the baking dish in layers, seasoning lightly with salt and pepper
  • When all the potatoes are used, pour apple juice (or chicken stock) and shallots over potatoes and top with grated cheese
  • Bake covered for 1 hour. Uncover and bake for an additional 20 minutes to brown surface of gratin