Parsnip Potato Gratin

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Bake: 50 min.


10 servings

Updated: Oct. 14, 2022
Parsnips don't get much space in the produce section. But their subtle sweetness makes them worth the hunt.—Kerry Dingwall, Ponte Vedra, Florida
Parsnip Potato Gratin Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 4 large potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 4 medium onions, thinly sliced
  • 3 large parsnips, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1-1/2 cups shredded Gruyere or Swiss cheese, divided
  • 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream


  1. Layer the potatoes, onions, parsnips and 3/4 cup cheese in a greased 13x9-in. baking dish; set aside. In a small saucepan, combine the flour, salt, pepper; gradually whisk in cream. Bring to a gentle boil, stirring occasionally. Remove from the heat; pour over vegetables. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  2. Cover and bake at 375° for 30 minutes. Uncover; bake 20-25 minutes longer or until vegetables are tender and top is golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 412 calories, 23g fat (14g saturated fat), 84mg cholesterol, 268mg sodium, 42g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 5g fiber), 11g protein.