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Bacon and Sweet Potato Casserole   HT   MC    50mins

Serves 4    Hot   Bacon  Fruit  Vegetables  Main course



450g/1lb Sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced

A 350g/l2oz Piece of Bacon, cut into 12mm/1/2inch cubes

1 x 225g/8oz tin Pineapple Rings

1 Large Onion, sliced

Freshly-ground Black Pepper

1 teasp Lovage Seeds

2 tbsp Fresh Brown Breadcrumbs

25g/loz Butter




1. Preheat the oven to 180C, 350F, Gas mark 4 and grease an ovenproof dish. Drain the pineapple, reserving half the syrup, and cut each slice into quarters.


2. Place half the potatoes in the ovenproof dish, top with the bacon, then the onion, then the pineapple and finally the remaining potatoes. Pour the reserved syrup over the top then sprinkle with pepper, crushed lovage seeds and breadcrumbs.


3. Dot with butter then bake in oven for 40-45 minutes or until the surface is golden brown. Serve immediately.


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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.
Boil  - To bring a liquid to boiling temperature and to maintain it throughout the cooking time

Sauté  - The cooking of food in a small amount of fat, preferably in a single layer, until it browns and softens. It is important not to overfill the pan.


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