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How To Prepare Fresh Turnips

Yield 4 to 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 4 medium turnips
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. To Clean: Turnips must be peeled before cooking. Scrub and peel thin layers. Cut in thin slices or cubes as directed in recipe.

  2. To Boil: Cut turnips into 1/4- inch cubes. Place in a saucepan, and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook 15 minutes or until turnips are tender; drain. Mash, if desired. Season with butter, salt, and pepper.

  3. Other Cooking Methods: Bake; deep-fry; steam.

  4. Serving Suggestions: Turnips may be served with any of the following: Almond Butter, Dill Sauce, Drawn Butter, French Dressing, Horseradish Sauce, Lemon-Butter Sauce, Mustard Dip Sauce, or any sour cream or white sauce.

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