This spiralized turnip, carrot and potato au gratin casserole is baked with turkey in a light cream sauce finished with grated Gruyere cheese – a dish worthy for your Holiday table.
Yield: 6 servings
5 from 1 vote

Spiralized Turnip and Potato Au Gratin Casserole with Turkey

Total Time: 1 hr 45 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Spiralized turnips, carrots and potatoes baked with turkey in a light cream sauce finished with grated Gruyere cheese – a dish worthy for your Holiday table.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup half & half cream
  • 1/2 cup skim milk
  • 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt (divided)
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1 small onion (chopped)
  • 1 1/4 lb 93% lean ground turkey
  • 4 garlic cloves (diced)
  • 1 pound 2 turnips, peeled
  • 3 oz carrots (1/2 of large)
  • 1 8 oz medium potato, peeled
  • 3 oz gruyere cheese (shredded)
  • 1/4 cup scallions (chopped)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 14-inch oval casserole dish with cooking spray.
  • Spiralize the carrot, turnips and potato with the thickest noodle setting of your spiralizer, cutting the spirals into 8-inch lengths.
  • In a small pan bring the half and half, milk, ½ tsp salt, thyme and rosemary to a simmer over medium-low heat for 5 minutes, set aside.
  • In a large nonstick pan, melt the butter and saute the chopped onion and garlic in butter for 5 minutes, add 3/4 tsp salt and pepper.
  • Add the ground turkey and cook on medium-high heat until browned, approximately 10 minutes.
  • Remove thyme and rosemary leaves from milk and pour milk mixture onto turkey, simmer 3 minutes.
  • In a large working bowl combine the spitalized turnips, potatoes and carrots along with meat and the milk mixture, combine well.
  • Pour into a casserole dish, top with scallions, and gruyere cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake 1 hour, uncover and broil on low for 5 minutes, or until golden on top.

Nutrition

Serving: 11/4 cups, Calories: 299kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Protein: 26g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Cholesterol: 94mg, Sodium: 436mg, Fiber: 3g, Sugar: 6g
Freestyle Points: 8
Points +: 8