Cheddar Turnips Au Gratin Recipe

Turnips Au Gratin
submitted by sumit at


SpecialityMain Ingredient


 Turnips9 Medium, peeled and diced (about 3 pounds)
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Butter2 Tablespoon
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Seasoned salt1 Teaspoon
 Pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Breadcrumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), dry

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1218 Calories from Fat 570

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 64 g99%

Saturated Fat 40.1 g200.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 189.2 mg

Sodium 4995.5 mg208.1%

Total Carbohydrates 122 g40.7%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.4%

Sugars 65.2 g

Protein 43 g86.4%

Vitamin A 46.1% Vitamin C 384.4%

Calcium 134.8% Iron 29.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine first 3 ingredients in a Dutch oven; add water to cover.
Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until turnip is tender.
Drain well, and set aside.
Melt butter in a large heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring constantly.
Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until slightly thickened.
Add cheese, seasoned salt, and pepper, stirring until cheese melts.
Remove from heat; stir in turnips.
Spoon turnip mixture into a lightly greased 1 1/2-quart casserole; sprinkle with breadcrumbs.
Bake at 350° for 20 to 25 minutes or until thoroughly heated.