TURNIP GRATIN

 

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 1/2 pounds medium turnips, trimmed and left unpeeled
  • 1 tablespoon chopped thyme
  • 1/2 tablespoon chopped savory
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • Rounded 1/8 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup grated Parmigiano-Reggiano (use a Microplane)
  • Equipment: an adjustable-blade slicer PreparationPreheat oven to 450°F with rack in middle.

Directions

  • Melt butter in an ovenproof 12-inch heavy skillet, then cool.
  • Slice turnips paper-thin with slicer, then arrange one third of slices, overlapping tightly, in skillet, keeping remaining slices covered with dampened paper towels. Sprinkle with about a third of thyme, savory, kosher salt, and cayenne. Make 2 more layers.
  • Cook, covered, over medium heat until underside is browned, about 10 minutes. Add cream and cook, covered, until center is tender, 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Sprinkle evenly with cheese, then bake, uncovered, until golden and bubbling, 10 to 15 minutes. Let stand 5 minutes before serving.

Notes

Categories: Side Dish  Vegetable 
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