Sweet Potato and Bacon Bake

Delicious sweet potatoes are layered with bacon, chilli, thyme and cheese in Silvena Rowe's mouth-watering recipe
By Silvena Rowe
Sweet Potato and Bacon Bake
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  • Serves: 4
  • Cook Time: 45 minutes
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: easy

Ingredients

  • 25 g butter
  • 1 kg sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 6 smokedstreaky bacon, cut into 1cm wide strips
  • 1 red chilli, seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 150 g mature cheddar cheese, grated
  • 250 ml hot chicken stock

Method

1. Preheat the oven to 180C / gas 4.

2. Grease a large baking dish with the butter.

3. In a baking dish, layer the sweet potato slices, bacon, red chilli, thyme and cheese, reserving some cheese for the topping. Season with salt and pepper.

4. Pour over the hot stock and scatter over the reserved cheese.

5. Bake for 45 minutes until cooked through and golden brown.

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