Delicious Béchamel Turnip

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Béchamel Turnip

Béchamel Turnip:

INGREDIENTS ( Béchamel Turnip ):

2 cups       cooked, mashed turnip                       500 mL

  • egg 1
  • butter                                                 30 mL

1 1/4 tsp.    savory                                                  6 mL

1/2 tsp.      salt                                                      2 mL

1/4 tsp.      pepper                                                 1 mL


Béchamel Sauce:

1 cup milk 250 mL
1 small onion, peeled and quartered 1
5 whole cloves 5
4 peppercorns 4
1 small carrot, chopped 1
1 bay leaf 1
2 sprigs of parsley 2
3 tbsp. butter 45 mL
3 tbsp. flour 45 mL
1/2 cup grated cheese for topping 125 mL



  1. Mash the hot, cooked turnip with the egg, butter, savory, salt and pepper.
  2. To make the Béchamel Sauce, in a small saucepan, bring the milk, onion, cloves, peppercorns, carrot, bay leaf and parsley to a Remove from heat; cover and let sit for 15 minutes. Strain out all the solids.
  3. In a small saucepan, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Stir in the flour and heat for one Gradually whisk in a cup (250 mL) of the strained milk, whisking to keep it smooth. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer gently for about five minutes, to cook the flour.
  4. Pour sauce over Sprinkle cheese over sauce. Bake uncovered, at 350°F (180°C) for 30 minutes, or until bubbly and heated through.

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