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Bourbon Sweet Potato Gratin with a Bacon Pecan Crumble

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A warm bourbon sweet potato gratin with bacon pecan crumble served in a white baking dish next to a jar of seasoning, sea salt and a bottle of sweet butter olive oil

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Bourbon Sweet Potato Gratin with a Bacon Pecan Crumble

This side dish is packed full of healthy ingredients and flavors. With the crunchy crumble on top, you will want to go back for seconds.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes - Cook Time: 60 minutes - Total Time: 80 minutes
Yield: 4-6 servings
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Ingredients:
- 3 Yams, peeled and sliced thin
- 1 Onion, diced small
- 2 cloves Garlic, minced
- 3 Tbsp Bourbon, chilled
- 1 1/2 cups Half & Half
- 1 Tbsp Roasted Coffee Rub

Crumble:
- 1/4 cup Maple Syrup
- 1 Tbsp Bourbon
- 1/2 cup Flour
- 1 cup Pecans, chopped
- 1 cup Bacon, crumbled (slightly undercooked)
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Instructions:
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. Arrange the yams in an 8x8 baking dish. Season liberally with cumin spice sea salt and set aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a large sauté skillet. Add the onions and garlic and cook until soft.
  4. Deglaze the pan by adding the cold bourbon and allow to cook-off. Add the half & half and roasted coffee rub and cook until hot and bubbly, about 5 minutes. Pour the hot mixture over the yams and set aside.
  5. Make the crumble by combining all of the crumble ingredients and stirring together with a fork.
  6. Scatter the crumble atop the yams and transfer to the oven.
  7. Bake until the yams are cooked throughout, 40-45 minutes.
  8. Serve warm and enjoy!

1 Response

Heather
Heather

December 08, 2020

I made these for family, for Thanksgiving and they were a hit! I’ll be making them for our Christmas gathering too.

I also gave the recipe to a friend and her and her husband also loved them.

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