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Mixed Root Vegetable Gratin

Categories: Casseroles, Comfort Foods, Entertaining, Kids' Favorites, Vegetarian
Type: Side Dishes

A creamy, warming cheese-topped dish

Prep Time: prep 10 mins

Cooking Time: cook 1 hr

Serves: makes 4-6 servings


  • butter for the pan
  • 2 medium parsnips, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 large baking potato, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 / 2 small celery root, pared and thinly sliced
  • 1 3 / 4 cups heavy cream, plus more as needed
  • 2 / 3 cup whole milk
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 / 2 cup shredded Gruyère cheese
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  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (180°C). Butter the gratin dish; Overlapping the slices, layer the parsnips, potato, and the celery root.
  2. Mix the cream, milk, garlic, and nutmeg, season with salt and pepper. Pour over vegetables. Sprinkle with the cheese. Bake for 1 hour, or until tender and golden. Let stand 5 minutes then serve hot.
  • prep 10 mins; cook 1 hr

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Excerpted from The Illustrated Kitchen Bible.
Copyright © 2008 Dorling Kindersley Limited.
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