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scalloped sweet potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes are one of the best side dishes to have during the holiday season. The potatoes are thinly sliced and soaked in the creamiest garlic buttery sauce and loaded with cheese. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Scalloped Sweet Potatoes
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 430kcal
Author Catalina Castravet


  • 3 or 3 ½ lbs sweet potatoes peeled and very thinly sliced
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ¼ teaspoon nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon fresh rosemary finely chopped
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese freshly grated
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese freshly grated


  • First, preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Peel and slice the sweet into very thin rounds. You can use a mandoline slicer to do this.
  • In a saucepan, over medium heat, sauté butter and garlic until fragrant. Add the flour and whisk in until combined.
  • Next, add the Parmesan cheese, milk, cream, salt, pepper, cinnamon, ground ginger, nutmeg, chopped fresh rosemary, stir and bring the mixture to a soft boil. Remove from heat and allow to cool a bit.
  • Once cooled, stir in the shredded mozzarella and cheddar cheese.
  • Arrange the thinly sliced sweet potatoes in a row or in circles In a casserole dish, and pour the cheese mixture on top evenly.
  • Then, cover with foil and bake for 30-35 minutes.
  • Remove foil and bake for an additional 8 to 10 minutes.
  • Garnish with fresh rosemary and serve warm.



Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 60g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 1023mg | Potassium: 1050mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 38120IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 540mg | Iron: 2mg