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Turnips Au Gratin

Turnips Au Gratin are so creamy and rich. Both Parmesan cheese and gruyere cheese hive this holiday side dish lots of cheese flavor.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Southern
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Servings 6


  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 3 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 pounds turnips, peeled and sliced thinly with a mandoline
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded Gruyere cheese
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and grease an 11x7-inch baking dish.
  • Bring heavy cream garlic cloves, thyme, salt and pepper to a simmer. Remove from heat and let sit for 5 to 10 minutes. Strain out garlic and thyme.
  • Layer 1/3 of turnip slices in baking dish and top with 1/3 of cheese.
  • Add 2 more layers of turnips and cheese.
  • Pour the heavy cream on top. Cover with foil and bake 40 to 45 minutes.
  • Uncover and bake 20 more minutes.