Sweet Potato Gratin Recipe With Swede and Kale

Swede, kale and sweet potato gratin

  • serves 6
  • Easy

This recipe for swede, kale and sweet potato gratin is the perfect side dish or veggie main for the colder months. It takes a little time but is really easy



  • olive oil
  • butter
  • onion 1, finely sliced
  • swede 1, peeled and cut into batons
  • sweet potato 500g, peeled and cut into batons
  • kale ½ bunch (about 200g), washed, thoroughly dried and very finely chopped
  • whipping cream 200ml
  • milk 100ml
  • nutmeg for grating
  • bay leaf 1


  • Step 1

    Heat the oven to 180C/fan 160C/gas 4. Heat a little oil and a knob of butter and gently fry the onion until it is very tender but not coloured.Add the swede and sweet potato, turn them over in the onion mix and season really well. Add the kale and then tip the lot into a buttered baking dish about 1.5 litres in capacity. Bring the cream and milk to a simmer and pour it over the veg, grate over some nutmeg and add the bay leaf.

  • Step 2

    Bake for 45 minutes, or until the veg are tender and the top is browned. The timing will vary depending on how shallow your dish is.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 292
  • Fat 15.8g
  • Saturates 9.3g
  • Carbs 30.5g
  • Fibre 4.9g
  • Protein 4.5g
  • Salt 0.2g