Turnip au gratin is the best low carb side dish that successfully replaces potatoes. This turnip gratin is rich, creamy, and comforting. It’s the perfect side dish for holiday dinners and extremely easy to whip up.
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Author: Ioana Borcea from LowCarbSpark.com
1cupmozzarella or Gruyere Cheeseshredded
salt and pepperto taste
Preheat oven to 375°F/190°C. Butter a baking dish and set aside.
Peel, trim and slice the turnips very thinly using a mandoline or a sharp knife to about 2 mm thick.
Put a layer of turnips on the bottom of the baking dish.
Layer a third of the turnips into the greased dish and season with salt, pepper, and thyme. Season lightly with salt and pepper. You can also add fresh minced garlic.
Top with a third of the quantity of cheddar cheese, mozzarella. Add a couple of butter on top.
Repeat step five until you formed three layers and top with the remaining cheese.
Drizzle the heavy cream over the turnips and cheese.
Cover with foil and bake fore 25 minutes. Remove the foil and broil for 2-3 minutes until bubbly and slightly brown. The turnips should be fork tender.