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Photography: Becky-Stayner: Styling: Melanie J. Clarke Photo by: Photography: Becky-Stayner: Styling: Melanie J. Clarke

Spicy-Sweet Turnips

Roasting tames the peppery nature of the turnips and concentrates their sugars.

Cooking Light JANUARY 2003

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

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

Preparation

Preheat oven to 400°.

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 65
  • Calories from fat: 29%
  • Fat: 2.1g
  • Saturated fat: 1.2g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.1g
  • Protein: 1.2g
  • Carbohydrate: 11.5g
  • Fiber: 2.4g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Iron: 0.5mg
  • Sodium: 253mg
  • Calcium: 42mg
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