Turnip Au Gratin

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"With just a few ingredients, this super easy and totally delicious side will have you going back for seconds! It's a great side for the holidays and any time you want to enjoy turnip to the fullest. Give it a try! NOTE: If you use the larger rutabaga, slice, then cut each slice into 4 pieces."

Original recipe yields 4-6 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (223.3 g)
  • Calories 309.1
  • Total Fat - 22.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 14.1 g
  • Cholesterol - 63.9 mg
  • Sodium - 619 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 10.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.5 g
  • Sugars - 6.3 g
  • Protein - 17.2 g
  • Calcium - 573.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 28.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.

Step 2

Peel, trim and slice the turnips very thinly (You can use a mandolin).

Step 3

Melt 2 tablespoons of butter in a cast iron skillet.

Step 4

Place a layer of turnips on the bottom of the skillet, on top of the melted butter.

Step 5

Lightly season with salt and pepper.

Step 6

Add 1/3 cup Cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup Parmesan cheese on top of the turnip and butter.

Step 7

Add 1 tablespoon of butter, cut into small pieces, on top of the cheese layer.

Step 8

Drizzle 2 tablespoon milk over the turnips, and top with some fresh thyme.

Step 9

Repeat steps 4-7 until you have 3 layers of each, ending with the cheese layer.

Step 10

Bake for 25-30 minutes, until brown and bubbly.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Loved the cheeses with the turnip. Gave it lots of flavor! I will probably add this to my Christmas menu it was so well received.

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(30 Nov 2019)