These turnips au gratin are creamy, cheesy and so easy to prepare. |

Creamy and cheesy turnips au gratin

I use a mandoline for this recipe as it helps with the texture of the turnips. But you could also puree the If you struggle with the texture, try pureeing your turnips instead of slicing them. Then follow the instructions.

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 3 medium sized turnips
  • 20 cl heavy cream
  • ¾ cups grated Tête de Maure cheese or your favorite cheese
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp butter


  1. Wash and peel your turnips
  2. With a mandoline, thinly slice them
  3. Transfer to a pot of boiling salted water and cook until the turnips slices become translucent
  4. Discard the cooking liquid
  5. Butter your baking dish
  6. Layer the turnips making sure to cover each with some cream sprinkled with pepper and cheese
  7. Top generously with cheese and bake for about 30 to 45 minutes until golden
  8. Serve warm