The Best Turnip Au Gratin Recipe Ever!

  • Author: Halle Cottis
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: dinner
  • Method: baking
  • Cuisine: french


The Best Turnip Au Gratin Recipe is super easy and just requires a tad bit of layering and a few ingredients and it is ready to pop in the oven!


  • 3 large turnips
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 cup shaved parmesan
  • 4 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • fresh thyme
  • salt and pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. Peel, trim and slice the turnips very thinly. I used my mandoline.
  3. In a cast iron skillet, melt 2 tbsp butter.
  4. Put a layer of turnips on the bottom of the skillet on top of the butter.
  5. Season lightly with salt and pepper and add 1/3 cup cheddar cheese and 1/3 cup parmesan cheese.
  6. Add a tbsp of butter, cut into small pieces and place on top of this layer.
  7. Drizzle 2 tbsp milk over the turnips, top with some fresh thyme.
  8. Repeat steps 4-7 until a total of 3 layers are formed. Finish with a cheesy top.
  9. Bake for 25-30 minute until bubbly and brown.