Root vegetable gratin

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Mark Hix on Baking

By Mark Hix

Published 2012

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This dish, similar to a classic potato dish we used to make at college, is a good alternative way of serving winter roots when you’ve bored of boiling and roasting them. You can use any root veg you can lay your hands on here, or even try adding a few leeks, if you like.


  • 2 medium carrots, peeled
  • 1 small swede, peeled
  • 1 medium parsnip, peeled


Cut the carrots, swede, parsnip and celeriac into rough 2cm chunks. Preheat the oven to 180°C/gas mark 4.

Melt the butter in a pan, add the onion and garlic and cook gently for