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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 139.8
  • Total Fat: 4.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 12.3 mg
  • Sodium: 113.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.7 g
  • Protein: 5.5 g

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Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Submitted by: STEPFANIER
Skinny Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Introduction

Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes. Lemony coriander and smoky cumin pair perfectly with sharp Cheddar in this grown-up spin on scalloped potatoes.
Number of Servings: 6

Ingredients

    3 large sweet potatoes (5" long), peeled if not organic
    1 large white onion
    3 cloves garlic
    1 teaspoon ground coriander
    1 tablespoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    3/4 cup (6 ounces) skim milk
    1/2 cup grated sharp Cheddar
    1 teaspoon hot sauce (or to taste)

Tips

This dish pairs well with Mexican food and grilled meats.
I love the mix of lemony and fresh coriander and smoky cumin. I add a layer of extra sharp cheddar cheese to the top of the dish, which gives it a rich and decadent finish.
Swap the coriander and cumin for rosemary and thyme in winter.

You could also grate the sweet potatoes, if you prefer.


Directions

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
Slice the sweet potatoes and onions as thinly as possible. Chop the garlic. (Tip: I put them all through the food processor using the slicing blade.)
Spray a 9"x13" casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray. Layer on half of the sweet potatoes, then sprinkle on a third of the spices. Layer on the onions and garlic, followed by a third of the spices. Finally, layer on the rest of the sweet potatoes and the remaining spices. Pour on the milk, sprinkle on the hot sauce and top the casserole with the cheese.
Bake, covered, for 20 minutes, then remove the lid for another10 minutes. The vegetables should be tender, and the cheese should be starting to brown.
Make six 1-cup servings.






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  • Incredible!
    33 of 33 people found this review helpful
    This is my newest favorite recipe - I have tried it on my husband, co-workers and a potluck and everyone raves about it! Thank you for posting it! - 9/16/10

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  • 24 of 24 people found this review helpful
    USE CHILI POWDER INSTEAD OF CORIANDER
    LAYER THE CHEESE THROUGH IT,INSTEAD OF JUST ON TOP
    40 MIN AND 20 MIN AS RECOMMENDED BY MEMBERS - 9/5/11

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  • Very Good
    23 of 23 people found this review helpful
    This was very good & easy. I also didn't have any coriander--so used chili powder instead/tasted great. I ended up doubling the cooking time. Also, next time I will layer the cheese in between layers, instead of just on top--(not enough cheesy flavor throughtout) - 1/28/11

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  • Good
    22 of 23 people found this review helpful
    I would add more spices the next time I make it. It took about double the time to cook it. But...it was yummy! - 9/21/10

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  • Very Good
    19 of 19 people found this review helpful
    We really liked this recipe; it was very flavorful! Since I didn't have coriander, I added a little bit of chili powder with the cumin and black pepper. It was fantastic! - 9/28/10

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  • 17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    Will canned sweet potatoes work as well for this? - 9/15/10

    Reply from STEPFANIER (9/15/10)
    No, they need to be raw. If the sweet potatoes are canned, they'll already be too soft.


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  • Incredible!
    16 of 16 people found this review helpful
    WOW! what a good recipe! I made it exactly as written and my family thinks I am a gourmet chef! I will be making this again and again! - 10/1/10

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  • O.K.
    15 of 15 people found this review helpful
    The cooking time for this recipe is way off. You'll need at least another 20 minutes to get the potatoes right. - 11/30/11

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  • Bad
    11 of 14 people found this review helpful
    As many said, this recipe takes WAY longer than the directions, nearly double. While the spice mixture is tasty, the potatoes are watery and while I realize the intent is to cut down on calories, it lacks any level of creaminess you would hope for in this kind of dish. We didn't bother saving. - 9/4/12

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  • Incredible!
    11 of 11 people found this review helpful
    This was very good, I will fix it again. I would never have thought to put these ingredients together, I'm glad you did, and shared it. Thank you - 9/30/10

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  • Incredible!
    9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    LOVE it! Came out great, and I didn't even use all the ingredients (no coriander or hot sauce on hand, and used garlic powder instead of fresh). Did bake for 40 mins (not 20) and added cheese on each layer (not just top). Best recipe for sweet potatoes I've ever tried and will definitely make again! - 8/14/12

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  • 9 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I've been looking for a different way to make sweet potatoes. I made this for our Easter dinner and everyone loved it. These are all flavors I like, but wouldn't have thought of combining. I think I'll start adding garlic to my regular scalloped potatoes! - 4/21/11

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  • Incredible!
    8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    To make a smaller amount, I used 1 large sweet potato, sliced onions, 4 oz. milk, cumin, and chili powder, with onions and 1 oz. Tillamook cheddar on top (in a glass pie pan). I cooked it in the microwave first, then oven 20 min. 400 deg. The onions and cheese were crispy and yummy on top. - 12/30/12

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  • 8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    I will definitely try this again. It does take longer to cook. I wonder if you parboil the potatoes for about 3 minutes if it would help. - 1/25/11

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  • Very Good
    8 of 9 people found this review helpful
    Even my husband who is a sweet potato skeptic liked them! He went back for a second helping. - 9/19/10

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  • 8 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Yummo!! I added some red bell pepper too, though, and added thehot sauce after, since I had a brain freeze and forgot to stick it in whilst putting it together! I even made extra for a friend who doessome cleaning for us. This is definitely a keeper - 9/17/10

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  • O.K.
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I won't be making this again. They tasted really good (I used herbes de provence, thyme and garlic seasoning) but the baking time was much longer and the top layer was all dried out and the milk just ended up being a puddle at the bottom of the pan. Baking longer may help but it would be even drier. - 8/8/11

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  • Very Good
    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
    I switched to the "winter" seasoning suggestion and served with spicy beef roast - delish. Kids ate mashed potatoes - poor them! - 1/9/11

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  • 5 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Incredible!!! We make this about once a week. Can't get enough - 10/22/10

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    This recipe rocks. I normally do not like sweet potatoes, but they were just delicious. Thanks for the recipe! - 8/10/11

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  • Very Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I fixed this today, my husband and I both enjoyed it. - 1/25/11

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  • Incredible!
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    This will be a keeper for us. - 9/16/10

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    A+ it was very delicious and tasty. I will make it again. I had already cooked the sweet potatoes. Just bake it about half the time. - 9/13/12

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  • Incredible!
    3 of 8 people found this review helpful
    This is going to go SO WELL with my roast beef tonight! - 11/7/11

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was good even though I forgot to add the hot sauce! - 1/20/13

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  • 1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Here's another... take 1-2 sweet potatoes. Peel and cut into bite size. also red onion. 1-2tbsp of olive oil, dash salt/pepper and fresh thyme. Mix together in bowl place on cookies sheet place in a350 oven for 30 min. I like to drizzle a little honey right out of the oven and mmmm mmmm good! - 12/30/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    When I make a potato casserole, I microwave the potato dish until almost done ~ then finish it off in the oven. Works great! - 12/25/12

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  • Bad
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I was so excited to try this and followed the recipe exactly (with increased baking time), but the combination of onions, garlic, spices, and sweet potatoes was inedible. Maybe I'll try making a sweet version in the fall, but for now this was a waste of 3 sweet potatoes. - 7/15/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    i love sweet potatoes and cumin but not together. i did not care for this dish...maybe with other spices but not roriander and cumin. - 2/9/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tried this with chili powder instead of coriander (as I didn't' have ground coriander),and used fat free cheese. Fat Free cheese was a big mistake...doesn't melt well with the milk. Not rating it because I made ingredient substitutions that didn't work out. - 1/1/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I was very eager to try this recipie. It was awesome! My company and the kids thought it was a little on the hot side though. Next time I add the hot sauce, I will make sure it has a plastic stopper in it, by accident I added a huge GLUG of hot sauce. I enjoyed it and will make it again and again - 9/29/11

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  • Would Almond milk work in place of Skim milk - 5/13/14

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  • My husband was suspicious about scalloped sweet potatoes, and I wasn't sure I'd like an entire TABLESPOON of cumin, but we enjoyed this very much. I did put a layer of cheese in the middle. - 2/24/14

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  • I love the sweetness of my sweet potatoes from the garden. I didn't put any cheese in this recipe and didn't add any cumin or hot sauce. I added a Tbsp. of onion dip to my recipe and it was delicious! - 12/31/13

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  • Cilantro instead of coriander added 10 extra minutes. Awesome. My sweet potato hating husband thought they were great totally different for our Christmas dinner. I only added the time because it fit better with rest of the dishes. - 12/27/13

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  • Thought it was OK. Added an additional serving of cheese as the 1/4 C didn't even cover the dish. Split the cheese between non fat and fat free cheddar. Still, the calories were a bit high per serving so not sure I'd make it again. Did take longer to cook to soften the yams. - 10/3/13

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  • If you add more cheese, you are increasing the calories and sodium content. You have to change the recipes that are high calories or eat a much smaller portion. By using more or different spices in recipes helps to increase the flavor of lower fat and calorie recipes. - 10/2/13

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  • Shredded the potatoes. Used more cheese than called for and it still didn't look like the picture. No hot sauce. Had to bake it longer. Never would have thought to combine onions and sweet potatoes. I always make mine with brown sugar and butter. LOTS of butter! So much healthier this way. - 5/11/13

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  • Very good, would never have mixed those flavors. Did not cover, was not creamy but was not watery. Could not taste the cheese, will layer inside as someone else mentioned.Will be a favorite. - 4/7/13

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  • Wasn't a hit at our house but I'm glad other folks liked it. There are other sweet potato recipes I like much more than this. - 2/27/13

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  • Lots of flavor, though you'll definitely need to salt-to-taste. - 2/17/13

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  • Love scalloped potatoes and this is an exclelnt version! From hence forth and forever more this will be my number one scalloped potato recipe. Thank you for your continuing efforts to keep us informed, well-fed, yet slim. - 2/16/13

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  • Really good! - 2/15/13

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  • Not like scalloped potatos, more vaguely Indian in effect. Needs to cook 40 minutes in my oven. Husband loved it and I did, too. - 2/6/13

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  • Loved this one! I did not have any ground coriander handy, so I used rosemary & thyme. I also substituted cayenne for the hot sauce and used a light sprinkle of that with the other seasonings on each layer to give the entire dish some kick as opposed to just the top layer. - 1/30/13

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  • Subed chilli powder for coriander as suggested, otherwise followed the recipe exactly, & hubby & I did not care for it at all. - 1/29/13

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  • It took 10 extra minutes to bake, but otherwise, it was very good and the recipe worked well. - 1/29/13

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  • Good. - 1/29/13

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  • Yummy sweet and healthy dish! I baked it for 40 minutes and then removed the tinfoil for 10 more minutes. It is hard to eat just one serving! - 1/29/13

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  • I love the mix of lemony and fresh coriander and smoky cumin
    This is what is written in the tips of the above recipe
    In the ingredients we find " 1 teaspoon ground coriander "
    Where is the fresh coriander - 1/28/13

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  • It looks and sounds really good, but at 20 carbs per serving I think it would be a bit much for my sugar levels. - 1/26/13

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  • I didn't change a thing!!! Excellent...... - 1/25/13

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  • My family really loves this one, it is delicious! - 1/25/13

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  • Great way for using sweet potato switched to light cheddar, just as good - 1/25/13

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  • This is wonderful. I like it better than regular scalloped potatoes. - 1/25/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Tried for dinner tonight. Used rosemary and thyme option and they were so good. They did take longer to bake than in the recipe. - 1/25/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I will try this recipe, I tend to like my sweet potatoes sweet but will see how this turns out. - 1/25/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love Scalope Potatoes so I am definately going to try this recipie - 1/25/13

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  • Good recipe - 1/25/13

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  • looks like I'll be trying this real soon, I loved scalloped potatoes as a kid too, and like spicier food now - 1/18/13

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  • Looking at this recipe, I was certain that 20 minutes baking time was waaaay off. So I wasn't surprised to see the comments from others. I am anxious to try this, but will plan for no less than an hour baking time. Anyone tried it with yams rather than sweet potatoes? - 1/2/13

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  • Very goooood - 12/30/12

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  • this is perfect . all the things add to the flavor and it in turn makes a good side dish . - 12/30/12

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  • The only item I changed was I used white , oppossed to black pepper - 12/30/12

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  • Fantastic. Can't wait to make it for New Year's Day. FreeOak - 12/30/12

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  • Recipe is easy to make and tasty. - 12/28/12

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  • 4 WW plus pts - 12/27/12

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  • everyone says needs to cook for 40 min, then uncovered for 20 min. also suggest using chili powder rather than coriander; layer the cheese - don't just add to top; i would omit hot sauce! - 12/25/12

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  • Which non-dairy milk can I use instead of skim milk? Perhaps rice milk? - 12/25/12

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  • Good but I needed to adjust to the seasonings I had never tried. Will make again. - 12/5/12

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  • I am looking forward to making this, as I am a Diabetic who should not eat a lot of white potatoes, and sweet potatoes are much better for me!! Thank you for something new to try! - 11/29/12

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  • can,t wait to try it. thanks for some tips too.
    - 11/29/12

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  • 4 WW pointsplus - 11/15/12

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  • Anyone know if you can do this in the crock-pot? Sounds amazing! - 10/31/12

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Can't wait to try this tonight! - 10/22/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I really enjoy this, though am incapable of following a recipe and thus always change things up. Mine usually ends up Italian themed rather than Mexican, but always delicious! This recipe provides a great base. - 6/24/12

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  • These were so great! - I only had two sweet potatoes so I added a regular white one! Everyone loved it!! - 3/30/12

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  • 40 min covered & 20-25 uncovered and they were perfect! I didn't have any milk pooled in the bottom at all. I left off the hot sauce since we don't like much heat, but found it to be plenty spicy just from the black pepper. - 3/14/12

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  • The top layer of potatoes with the cheese and seasoning was good. There was a little puddle of milk in the bottom, and we didn't care for the onion layer. I threw most of this away, but I did notice that after it set for about an hour the milk absorbed into the potatoes. - 2/14/12

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  • Really easy - had some trouble with it being a little watery though. - 2/1/12

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  • Loved it!!!!!!!! - 2/1/12

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  • any one else end up with tons of liquid in the bottom of the pan? - 1/30/12

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  • Great recipe.We loved it and I'll triple the recipe for a house warming this weekend. - 1/26/12

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  • This sounds so yummy! I love sweet potatoes, and using them in unusual ways, so I think this recipe's a keeper! - 1/26/12

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Kate didn't eat these. - 1/25/12

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  • This really is excellent! - 1/25/12

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  • Sounds good! - 1/25/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    try - 12/29/11

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  • Our family didn't really like this. There were too many over powering flavors. - 12/17/11

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  • Has anyone used curry (contains cumin, coriander, and pepper) ? also i have a lot of purple onions now. anyone used those vs white? I can't wait to try this! Will comment after ! - 12/16/11

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Hot Sauce? Maybe. I don't know. - 12/6/11

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  • We ate this for dinner tonight and it was a hit with both of us. I made it two ways, One with no hot sauce or spices. The other with spices still no hot sauce. We really loved it. Thnaks Pat in maine. - 12/4/11

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  • it is better without the garlic - 11/26/11

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  • I was definitely looking for a scalloped sweet potato recipe for my family's Thanksgiving. This sounds delish! Can't wait to try it! - 11/22/11

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  • I was surprised to find the spicy potatoes to my liking. I omitted the cumin because it has a smell and taste that I do not like, but I did use chilli powder and cayenne instead. - 11/8/11

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  • This is a great idea, and I liked the flavor of the sweet potatoes, but for me there was too much onion and I didn't even use what the recipe called for. I also found that the spices clumped up, and I needed to cook for 50min. I plan to tweak the recipe some and I think it'll be a winner! - 10/23/11

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  • MUST TRY...Loved it and so did the 2 men at the house. Great, different and healthy. - 10/7/11

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  • Does this way also work on other veggies such as carrot, broccoli? is curry suit for these delicious recipe? (but the calories? ha!ha!) Thank you for your sharing this cuisine. - 10/1/11

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I CAN'T WAIT TO TRY IT, IT LOOKS REAL GOOD I HOPE I LIKE IT AND MY FAMILY LIKES IT - 9/26/11

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