Turnips Baked With Cheese

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READY IN: 1hr 10mins
Recipe by Cecily Parsley

Baking the turnips beforehand facilitates peeling. A very old root veggetable side dish, based ona medieval recipe. Enjoyed even by avowed turnip-haters.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F
  2. Wash turnips and place them in a roasting pan coated with olive oil. Roast about 45 minutes until tender. Peel and slice thinly.
  3. Butter a small casserole dish abd fill with alternating layers of turnips and cheese. Sprinkle 1 tsp of brown sugar over each layer of turnips before adding a layer of cheese, lasagna-style.
  4. Mix together melted butter, bread crumbs, Parmesan, salt and pepper and nutmeg and sprinkle over the top of the casserole. Return to oven and bake for 10-15 minutes more, uncovered.

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