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Don't miss this Southern spin on a steak house favorite. Creamed Turnip Greens are the perfect side dish for any meal.

Marian Cooper Cairns, Birmingham, Alabama
Recipe by Southern Living November 2007

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
25 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in onion and garlic, and sauté 3 minutes or until tender. Stir in turnip greens, chicken broth, and, if desired, red pepper; cook 4 to 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates.

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  • Sprinkle turnip green mixture with flour, and sauté 2 minutes. Gradually stir in milk, and cook, stirring occasionally, 3 minutes. Add cream cheese, stirring until melted. Season with salt to taste. Garnish, if desired.

  • Lightened Creamed Turnip Greens: Substitute 2% milk and 1/3-less-fat cream cheese for milk and cream cheese. Proceed with recipe as directed.

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