Turnip Gratin With Cider, Cream and Bacon

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Recipe by everydaychef

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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