Root Vegetable Gratin With Fleur The Sel

This is such a pretty oven dish! Great for your Christmas dinner as a side dish next to the turkey or a lovely roast meat. You do need a mandolin or food processor for this recipe.

Season: Winter
Servings: 6 as a side
Diet: Vegetarian, gluten free
Time: 2 hours (mostly oven time!)
Difficulty: Medium

• 3 beetroots
• 2 purple sweet potatoes
• 3 orange sweet potatoes
• 2 parsnips
• 400 ml. of cream
• 100 gr. of parmesan
• 2 crushed cloves of garlic
• Handful of thyme
• Few bay leaves
• Salt and pepper
• Fleur the sel

1. Preheat the oven at 200C. Peel the root vegetables and slice finely on a mandolin or in a food processor.
2. Mix the rest of the ingredients (apart from the bay leaves and fleur the sel) together. Divide the beetroot, purple and orange sweet potatoes and parsnips over different bowls. Add a few tablespoons of the cream mixture to root vegetables and lay them neatly in an oven dish.
3. Poor the rest of the cream mixture evenly over the vegetables, add the bay leaves and cover the oven dish with tin foil. 
4. Bake for around 75 minutes and remove the foil to bake for another 10 minutes. Sprinkle over the fleur the sel and serve hot!

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