Scalloped Turnips

What happens when you add heavy cream and butter to shallots and turnips? A creamy goodness that will have you coming back for more. I love turnips, the sweet, delicate flavor with just a hint of bite. In this dish, they are unbelievably tender, and did I say buttery? If you’re looking for a substitute to the ubiquitous potato side dish, this will not let you down.

Scalloped Turnips Recipe  Makes 3-4 servings

2 turnips, sliced
2 shallots, sliced
4 tablespoons butter
3/4 cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons flour
black pepper
salt

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in 11″ x 7″ casserole dish.
  3. Sauté the shallots in 1 tablespoon of butter.
  4. Layer bottom of casserole dish with half the turnip slices followed by half the shallots. Top with 1 tablespoon of small pats of butter. Sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of flour, black pepper, and salt.
  5. Repeat step 4 to create a second layer, then add heavy cream.
  6. Bake covered for 20 minutes, then uncovered for an additional 20 minutes.

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One Response to “Scalloped Turnips”

  1. Abigail says:

    Oooo this looks amazing! I love turnips. I can’t wait to try this.

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