Turnip Turnovers

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Bake: 17 Minutes


1 small turnip, peeled and grated
1/2 small onion, finely chopped
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 (15-ounce) package refrigerated piecrusts
2 tablespoons butter, melted


Combine turnip and onion in a small bowl. Toss with salt and pepper.

Unfold piecrusts, and press out fold lines. Cut out 30 rounds with a 2-inch round cutter.

Place 1 teaspoon turnip mixture on half of each round, and fold the other half over. Press edges together with a fork to seal. Place on an ungreased baking sheet; brush tops with melted butter.

Bake at 375° for 15 to 17 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Turnip-Bacon Turnovers: Add 4 to 5 pieces finely chopped, cooked bacon to filling mixture. Proceed as directed.

Jerry Jennings, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma,

Southern Living

October 2004