Parsnip, leek and carrot gratin recipe

Parsnip, leek and carrot gratin recipe
Serves 15
Prep time 40 minutes
Cook time 55 minutes
Total time 1 hour, 35 minutes
Meal type Lunch, Main Dish
Allergy list Milk
Misc Freezable, Pre-preparable, Serve Hot
Region British
Description A rustic, seasonal (Winter) British dish. Really easy to make and is nice and warming for the colder months.
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Step 1

Peel the carrots and parsnips.

Cut the carrots, leeks and parsnips into thin slices.

Step 2

Sauté the leeks in butter until they start to lightly brown (about 10 minutes).

Step 3

Boil the carrots and parsnips for 3 minutes then drain off the water and put into a large bowl.

Step 4

Add the leeks to the bowl with the carrots and parsnips.

Step 5

Mix in the cream, mustard and sage.

Taste and then add salt and pepper as required.

Step 6

Parsnip, leek and carrot gratin, covered with cheese, ready to be put into the oven

Add the mixture to a baking tray (22.86cm x 33cm, 9" x 13").

Cover with the grated cheese.

Step 7

Cover the baking dish with foil.

Place the baking dish into an oven at 180C for 45 minutes.

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  • Guest
    I have made this recipe for years (since first seeing it in Gourmet Magazine Oct 1996 in USA). It is easy and delightful and always a crowd pleaser! It goes very well with turkey and also with roasted meats. Easy, elegant and yum !!!!
    Posted by Guest on 13 December 2014 06:16
  • Guest
    Very good ...served on Thanksgiving with traditional American turkey dinner.
    Added a little more dijon & added thyme since the herbs are still good in my garden.
    Posted by Guest on 28 November 2014 02:14

Would you tweak this parsnip, leek and carrot gratin recipe? If so, how?

e.g. Add half a chopped onion, use less butter, shake not stir...

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