Au Gratin Turnips and Potatoes


      4 cups turnips, & potatoes (any combination) peeled and thinly sliced
      1 onion, peeled and finely sliced
      2 tablespoons butter, melted
      1/2 cup milk
      1/8 teaspoon grated nutmeg
      1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
      1/2 teaspoon salt
      1/2 cup grated Swiss cheese


    Preheat oven to 375F. Toss together turnips, potatoes, onion with melted butter and  place in a 9-inch square or round baking dish. Cover tightly and place in preheated oven  for 30 minutes. In a small pot on top of the stove combine milk, nutmeg, pepper and salt  and bring to a boil. Immediately remove from heat. Remove turnip-potato mixture from the  oven, remove cover and mix in half the cheese. Pour the milk over the potatoes and  sprinkle with remaining cheese. Replace in oven, uncovered, another 20 to 25 minutes. If  the gratin is golden brown, it's ready to serve. If not, preheat broiler. Place gratin  under broiler about 3 minutes to brown top before serving.