Maple-Sage Glazed Turnips

Maple-sage glazed turnips are a quick and tasty holiday side dish. Turnips are root vegetables, high in vitamin C, which are abundant in late fall and winter.


4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 65
Caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
Fat 0.1 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.8 g
Carbohydrate 15.9 g
Fiber 2.3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.4 mg
Sodium 167 mg
Calcium 50 mg


1 pound small turnips, trimmed and peeled
1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons maple syrup
2 teaspoons chopped fresh sage
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Cut turnips in half and into 1/2-inch wedges. Combine 1/4 cup water and remaining ingredients in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add turnips, turning to coat; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until tender. Uncover and cook 7 minutes or until turnips are glazed.