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Turnips Au Gratin

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Ingredients
Turnips- 1-1/2 pounds, pared and sliced (should be about 4 cups)
Butter or Margarine- 3 tablespoons
Onion- 1/4 cup, chopped
Green Pepper- 1/4 cup, chopped
Celery- 1/4 cup, chopped
Flour- 3 tablespoons
Milk or Cream- 1 cup (or more)
Sharp Cheddar Cheese- 1/2 cup (grated)
Parsley- 1 tablespoon, snipped
Paprika- to taste
Salt- to taste
Pepper- to taste
Water- as needed
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a pot, cook turnips in salted boiling water, until tender.
2) Remove from heat and drain the turnips.

MAKING
3) In a pan, melt butter and sauté onions, peppers and celery until golden.
4) Slowly stir in the flour, Stirring constantly until well mixed.
5) Stream in milk or cream, as needed to desired consistency.
6) Stir cheese and seasoning.
7) Simmer until cheese melts into the sauce.
8) In a baking dish or casserole, place the turnips with cheese sauce.

FINALIZING
9) Sprinkle with seasoned bread crumbs if desired.
10) Place the baking dish under broiler for 5 to 10 minutes until golden browned on top.

SERVING
11) Dredge with paprika and parsley, serve hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Continental
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Broiled
Ingredient: 
Turnip
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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