Chard and sweet potatoe gratin

A healthy, tasty gratin made with chard and sweet potatos

Chard and sweet potatoe gratin

Chard & Sweet Potato Gratin

A healthy gratin containing sweet potato and Swiss Chard. Serve with a tomato salad
Prep Time 25 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 55 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine English
Servings 4 people
Calories 374 kcal

Equipment

  • Food Processor/Blender

Ingredients
  

  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 450 g Swiss Chard cut into 1 cm pieces, slice leaves finely
  • 2 canned anchovy fillets, chopped
  • 2 sun dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 60 g black olives, stoneless
  • ½ tbsp capers, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 400 g sweet potatoes, sliced
  • 30 g grated parmesan cheese
  • 60 g grated gruyere cheese
  • Salt for tasting (optional)
  • Ground black pepper for tasting

Instructions
 

  • Pre-heat oven to 190°C/375F/Gas 5
  • In a saucepan, heat the olive oil and add the chopped chard ribs. Stir and then cover and cook over a low heat for approx. 4 minutes. Stir occassionly
  • Add the leaves, cover and cook for 5 minutes until tender. Season with salt and pepper. Set aside
  • Place 2 tbsp of olive oil in the food processor/blender and the sun-dried tomatoes, anchovies, olives and parsley and blend into a smooth paste
  • Oil a 30cm/12in ovenproof dish. Place a layer of the chard, with the cooking juices, and a layer of the sliced potatoes into the dish. Spread a bit of the olive paste over the chard and the potatoes. Continue to layer the chard, potatoes and olive paste, finishing with a layer of chard. Season with salt and pepper
  • Mix the parmesan and the gruyere cheese in a bowl and sprinkle over the top. Drizzle over the remaining olive oil.
  • Bake in the oven for about 25-30 minutes, until the cheese is bubbling and brown. Serve with a tomato salad

Notes

Nutritional Facts

Per serving
Calories 374 kcal | Fat 25.9 g | Saturated Fat 6.6 g | Sodium 790.1 mg | Carbs 26.7 g | Protein 11.3 g | Sugar 6.5 g | Fibre 5.35 g | Iron 3.09 mg | Calcium 314.4 mg |Potassium 891.8 mg
Keyword Gratin, Sweet Potato, Swiss Chard