Gratin of beet tops and potatoes


Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
In a very classic gratin, here's a pairing that's a little less classic: beet tops with potatoes.

The tops add a slight bitterness that complements the sweetness of the potatoes, cream and cheese.
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Last modified on: October 8th 2023

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Stage 1 - 5 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Cut, wash and drain 200 g turnip (or other vegetable) tops, in this case from beet.

Stage 2 - 3 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Put a frying pan over medium heat and pour in 2 tablespoons olive oil.

When hot, pour in the tops...

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
...and "drop", i.e. reduce to a very small volume of tenderized tops, stirring regularly for 2 or 3 minutes with a wooden spatula.

Stage 4 - 4 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F).

Butter a gratin dish and place the leaves in the bottom.

Season with salt and pepper.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Cut 800 g cooked potatoes into thick strips and pour into the dish.

Stage 6 - 2 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Pour 250 g cream over the top and season with salt and pepper.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Add 80 g grated cheese.

Stage 8 - 30 min.
Gratin of beet tops and potatoes
Bake for 25-30 minutes, until the top is golden brown.
Remarks
You can use tops other than beet: radishes, turnips or even spinach.

The proportions are only indicative, so don't hesitate to adapt.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,968 Kcal or 8,240 Kj41 gr168 gr126 gr
98 %16 %16 %19 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
145 Kcal or 607 Kj3 gr12 gr9 gr
7 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
492 Kcal or 2,060 Kj10 gr42 gr31 gr
25 %4 %4 %5 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 2.80 €
  • Per person : 0.70 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked potatoesCooked potatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Potatoes with smoked salmon, Potatoes with bacon and herbs, Gratin du Nord, Pollack Parmentier, Bistro-style cabbage salad, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mushroom tart, Chocolate cream with a crunch, irish coffee mousse, Leopard cake, Thin summer tart "à la grecque", Curried prawn risotto, ... All
Turnip (or other vegetable) topsTurnip (or other vegetable) tops: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: "Au vert" beef, The strange gratin, Polenta with beetroot tops, Turnip top soup, Carrot-top pesto, ... All
Grated cheeseGrated cheese: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Thin endive tart, Chilli chicken and spinach gratin, Polenta parmentier, Salmon and Spinach Gratin, Spinach Mornay, ... All
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