Autumn Gratin with grain "Tatin" style Recipe
Autumn Gratin with grain "Tatin" style
Total time: 30 to 60 minutes

Preparation time: 20 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes

Difficulty: Easy
Chef's Note

You can add some diced apple or pear to the vegetables while cooking.

The grain mixture can be replaced with:

  • precooked grains
  • couscous or bulgur
  • cooked short-grain rice
  • or simply some breadcrumbs mixed with a little butter
For 4 servings

- 50 g (3 Tbsp.) butter
- 2 Tbsp. honey
- 2 turnips (250 g / 8 oz.)
- 3 carrots (300 g / 10 oz.)
- 1/3 fennel bulb (100 g / 3 1/2 oz.)
- 1 package of mixed grains (see chef's note)
- 350 ml (1 1/2 cups) milk

  1. Peel and quarter the turnips, peel and slice the carrots and thinly slice the fennel.
  2. Place the vegetables in a sauté pan, dot with the butter and add the honey and salt.
  3. Pour in enough boiling water just to reach the top of the vegetables.
  4. Cook over moderate heat, partially covered to let some of the steam escape.
  5. When all the water has evaporated, let the vegetables caramelize, stirring constantly.
  6. Preheat the oven to 180° C (350° F).
  7. Combine the grains in the milk as indicated.*
  8. Oil or butter ramekins or individuals dishes. Place a layer of vegetables in the bottom of each. Cover with the grains and bake for 25 minutes.
  9. Unmold and serve hot as a side to duck breast or white meat.
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