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turnip gratin

Turnip Gratin Dauphinoise

Author: Angela Coleby
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  • 1 oz 28g Butter unsalted
  • 1 Garlic clove finely chopped
  • 450 g Turnips
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg ground
  • 150 ml (150g) Cream heavy/double
  • 150 ml (150g) Water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F degrees.
  • Mix the butter with the crushed garlic and use 1/4 of it to grease a shallow casserole dish.
  • Peel the turnips and cut into thin slices. Put into a bowl and season with the salt, pepper and nutmeg. Mix well to ensure that all pieces of turnip are coated with the seasoning.
  • Layer the turnip slices in the casserole dish. Pour the cream and water over the top and dot with the remaining garlic butter. 
  • Cover with foil and bake for 1 hour, removing the foil about 20 minutes before the end of the cooking time.
  • Eat and enjoy


Makes 4 servings
Nutritional Info per serving:  
215 Calories, 20g Fat, 2g Protein, 9g Total Carbs, 2g Fibre, 7g Net Carbs