Sweet Potatoes and Coconut Cream Au Gratin

Serves: 6
Prep Time:30 minutes
Cook Time:1 hour


  • 2 large jersey yams or regular (orange) sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 small onion, sliced
  • 2 T coconut oil
  • 2 T tapioca starch
  • 1 cup coconut cream
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1-1/2 t dried rosemary
  • 1 T dried parsley
  • 1 t garlic powder
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper to taste


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Layer the sweet potatoes and onions in a medium-sized casserole dish.
  3. Melt the coconut oil in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Whisk in the tapioca starch.
  5. Whisk in the coconut cream and chicken broth.
  6. Add herbs, garlic, salt, and pepper and simmer just until thickened.
  7. Pour over sweet potatoes and onions.
  8. Cover and bake for 30 minutes.
  9. Uncover and bake for another 15-30 minutes, or until bubbly.
  10. Broil the top for 1-2 minutes to brown a bit.