Beetroot Gratin Recipe

beetroot gratin

Beetroot Gratin Recipe submitted by Camilla

Freezes beautifully and is a great side dish to complement a simple grilled or roast meat as it is quite rich.

Beetroot Gratin Goes particularly well with roast beef and smoked fish. A nice touch when serving with beef is to add a teaspoon of grated or creamed horseradish with the cream.

Ingredients for Beetroot Gratin:

For 4 50 g (1lb) beetroot

  • 100ml double cream
  • 100g gruyere cheese grated (or any hard strong cheese)
  • salt/pepper

All amounts can be changed to suit tastes.

Method for Beetroot Gratin:

  1. Cook beetroot whole in a pan of boiling water, simmer till tender when tested with a knife, about 35-40 mins.
  2. Leave to cool and then peel.
  3. Preheat oven to 200c, gas 6.
  4. Cut into slices and layer beetroot in a baking dish
  5. Pour over cream, sprinkle on cheese and season with salt and pepper.
  6. Bake until top is crisp and golden (about 15-20 mins)

Freezes beautifully and is a great side dish to simple grilled or roast meat as it is quite rich.

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3 comments on “Beetroot Gratin Recipe
  1. elaine shaw says:

    When should you lift beetroot and will the frost damage it

  2. Caz says:

    Hi there, this sounds lovely , can you just freeze this before cooking , trying to prepare for the glut of beetroot?

  3. Val Harrison says:

    I would cook it and then freeze. You can easily re-heat in a microwave.

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