Serve Carrot & Parsnip Gratin alongside your favorite winter entrée. This bubbly, crumb-topped side is packed with flavorful root veggies. This Carrot & Parsnip Gratin is sure to be a cold weather family favorite!
Cook and stir bacon in large saucepan on medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon from pan with slotted spoon; drain on paper towels. Spoon 2 Tbsp. drippings into small bowl; set aside for later use. Add vegetables to remaining drippings in pan; toss to coat. Spoon into 13x9-inch baking dish.
Bake 20 min. Meanwhile, return reserved 2 Tbsp. bacon drippings to pan. Stir in flour; cook and stir on medium heat 1 min. Add milk and mustard; bring to boil, stirring frequently. Simmer 1 min or until sauce is slightly thickened. Add Neufchatel; cook 3 min. or until melted, stirring frequently.
Reduce oven temperature to 350ºF. Sprinkle bacon over roasted vegetables; top with Neufchatel sauce. Mix stuffing mix, parsley and butter; sprinkle over vegetables. Bake 30 min. or until vegetable mixture is hot and bubbly and topping is golden brown.
Parsnips are a cream-colored root vegetable available all year with a peak period in the fall. Look for well-shaped roots; avoid limp or shriveled parsnips.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g
Saturated Fat 4.5g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 17g
Dietary Fiber 3g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
12 servings, about 1/2 cup each
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.