Turnip Gratin With Cider, Cream and Bacon

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

Another response to an unfamiliar vegetable in the veg box... in Scotland 'turnip' usually means yellow/orange swedes, but on this occasion I got purple top white turnips delivered. Also a good example of why keeping double cream and decent bacon in the storecupboard is a good idea!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 200C Gas Mark 6.
  2. Prepare turnips by peeling and slicing them.
  3. Simmer cream and cider in a pan for a couple of minutes.
  4. Season and add the mustard and turnip slices and cook for 5 minutes.
  5. Fry the bacon until crisp.
  6. Tip the turnips and bacon into a gratin dish, leaving some bacon aside for the top.
  7. Cook in the oven for 25-30 minutes until golden and bubbling.
  8. Serve, with the spare bacon on top, with a glass of cider of course!

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