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turnip gratin

Turnip Gratin Dauphinoise

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Low Carb
Keyword: Turnip recipes
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 215kcal
Author: Angela Coleby
Layers of seasoned turnips are baked in a creamy sauce for a delicious low carb side dish.
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  • 1 oz Butter unsalted
  • 1 Garlic clove finely chopped
  • 16 oz Turnips
  • 1 teaspoon Nutmeg ground
  • 150 ml Cream heavy/double
  • 150 ml Water
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper


  • Preheat the oven to 200C/400F degrees.
  • Mix the butter with the crushed garlic and use ¼ 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 at 7g net carbs per serving.
The net carbs will be the total carb count minus the fibre count. Carb count excludes sugar alcohols.
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Serving: 1serving | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 20g | Fiber: 2g