This turnip gratin is a tasty and delicious low carb side dish! Layers of thinly sliced turnip are roasted with cream and cheese – a fantastic combination!
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This turnip side dish is like a cross between a gratin and a dauphinois! The turnips are a fantastic substitute for potatoes when cooked this way – although I highly recommend using a mandoline to make the slices even!
How to Make Turnip Gratin
- olive oil spray
- 2-3 turnips, approx 1 lb, peeled
- ½ cup heavy cream
- 1 cup shredded cheese, divided
- black pepper
- Preheat the oven to 375F. Spray a cast-iron skillet with olive oil spray.
- Slice the turnips on a mandoline, and divide them into three piles.
- Mix together the cream, ¾ cup of the cheese, and the black pepper.
- Layer one third of the sliced turnips into the skillet, then top with a third of the cream mixture. Repeat for two more layers.
- Sprinkle the remaining ¼ cup cheese over the top, and roast for 25-30 minutes or until the turnips are tender. Cover with foil during cooking if the top is browning too fast.
6g net carbs per serving
Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 218Total Fat 17gSaturated Fat 10gCholesterol 62mgSodium 262mgCarbohydrates 8gNet Carbohydrates 6gFiber 2gSugar 4gProtein 7g
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