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Spicy-Sweet Turnips

Photography: Becky-Stayner: Styling: Melanie J. Clarke
Yield 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Roasting tames the peppery nature of the turnips and concentrates their sugars.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground ginger
  • Dash of ground allspice
  • 3 (6-ounce) turnips, peeled and each cut into 6 wedges
  • Cooking spray

Nutrition Information

  • calories 65
  • caloriesfromfat 29 %
  • fat 2.1 g
  • satfat 1.2 g
  • monofat 0.6 g
  • polyfat 0.1 g
  • protein 1.2 g
  • carbohydrate 11.5 g
  • fiber 2.4 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 0.5 mg
  • sodium 253 mg
  • calcium 42 mg

How to Make It

  1. Preheat oven to 400°.

  2. Combine first 7 ingredients in a jelly roll pan or shallow roasting pan coated with cooking spray; toss to coat. Bake at 400° for 35 minutes or until tender, stirring every 10 minutes.