Tag Archives: turnips

Cajun Turnips and Greens

07 March

Adapted from Kripalu Cookbook Ingredients: 2½ cups cubed turnips 2 tablespoons olive oil 2½ cups sliced onions 1 teaspoon paprika 1 teaspoon diced garlic ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon sea salt 4 cups stemmed and washed chopped kale 3 cups stemmed and washed chopped chard ½ cup water 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar […]

Rainbow Noodle Salad with Thai Sauce

07 March

A wonderful fresh salad using veggies as noodles. Ingredients: For the salad: 2-6 carrots, depending on their size, spiral-ized or cut into thin strips (you can also use a vegetable peeler to make the strips) ½ medium cabbage cut into thin strips 2 summer squash spiral-ized or cut into thin strips 4 small turnips or […]

Scotch Broth with Kale

24 January

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil ½ cup chopped onion (1 medium-sized) 1 garlic clove, minced 2 cups stemmed, packed, coarsely chopped kale 1 cup cubed turnip ½ cup cubed butternut squash ½ cup sliced parsnips ¼ cup golden raisins ¼ cup medium barley 5 cups vegetable stock 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1 […]

Sweet Turnip Salad with Horseradish and Caraway

08 February

Ingredients: 12 ounces turnips, peeled 2 scallions, chopped 1 tablespoon sweetener sea salt 2 tablespoons horseradish cream 2 teaspoons caraway seeds Directions: 1. Shred or grate the turnips. 2. Add the scallions, sweetener, and salt, then rub together with your hands to soften the turnips. 3. Fold in the horseradish cream and caraway seeds. Serves […]

Turnip and Potato Mash with Buttermilk and Chives

02 February

Ingredients: 4-6 medium turnips, topped, peeled, ¾-inch dice 6-8 medium Yukon gold potatoes, peeled (optional), ¾-inch dice Sea salt and freshly ground pepper 3 tablespoons butter ½ – ¾ cup buttermilk, to taste Snipped fresh chives for garnish Directions: 1. Add turnips and potatoes to a large saucepan. Cover with cold water, add 1 teaspoon […]

French Farmer’s Vegetable Soup

26 January

Ingredients: 2 cups water ¼ pound slab bacon, rind removed, cut into ¼-inch cubes (optional) 1 medium-size carrot, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced 1 medium turnip, peeled, and cut into ¼-inch cubes 2 leeks, white part only, washed and thinly sliced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 medium potato, cut into ¼-inch cubes 1 quart […]

Roasted Vegetable Panzanella Salad with Browned Lemon-Butter Vinaigrette

11 January

Ingredients: 4 cups day old Italian bread, cut into 1-inch cubes Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 pound butternut squash, turnips and/or parsnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces 1 pound Brussels sprouts, quartered, ends trimmed 3 tablespoons butter 1 small shallot, minced 2-3 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon maple […]

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Turnip Soup with Greens

11 January

Ingredients: 1½ pounds small turnips 2-3 cups turnip greens sea salt 5 tablespoons butter 2-3 leeks, sliced and cleaned 6 branches thyme, or ¼ teaspoon dried 4 cups milk or half coconut milk and water freshly ground black pepper Fresh chopped thyme for garnish Directions: 1. Peel the turnips and slice them into rounds about […]

Tunisian Raw Turnip Salad

10 February

Ingredients: 1 pound turnips, peeled, grated or julienned 2 teaspoons sea salt 3 tablespoons fresh lemon or fresh lime juice 1 tablespoon harissa (recipe follows) Directions: Combine turnips and salt in a medium bowl and let sit for 5 minutes. Add lemon or lime juice and harissa; toss to combine. Serve or let sit, covered, […]

Curried Turnip and Apple Soup

03 February

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons butter or oil 1 small onion, chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 pound turnips, peeled and chopped 2 small apples, cored and chopped 1 tablespoon curry powder ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley 4 cup low-sodium chicken stock or your own 1/3 cup raw rice of choice Sea salt freshly ground pepper, to […]