Yam Gratin with Nutmeg and Sage

This simple recipe can easily be multiplied to serve a large holiday crowd.

Yam Gratin with Nutmeg and Sage
  • 4


  • 20 min

    Prep Time

  • 5 min

    Cook Time


  • 3 small yams
  • 1-2 pinches dried sage
  • 1 pinch ground nutmeg
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. Horizon Organic unsalted butter, cut in pieces
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Butter a shallow one-quart casserole or gratin dish.
  3. Peel the yams and cut them in slices about 1/3-inch thick.
  4. Arrange the slices, slightly overlapping, in a single layer in the dish. Sprinkle with sage, nutmeg, salt, and pepper.
  5. Dot with butter.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 1 1/2 hours, until the yams are slightly tender.
  7. Top the gratin with cheese and bake for 30 minutes more, until the yams are very tender and the cheese is melted and golden.

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