Sage and browned butter is a classic pairing that enhances roasted turnips (which look like white, oversized radishes). Toss with the butter mixture as soon as the turnips are done.

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Credit: Jennifer Causey

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15 mins
1 hr 10 mins
Serves 12 (serving size: 1/2 cup)


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  • Preheat oven to 400°F.

  • Place turnips on a baking sheet coated with cooking spray; sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake at 400°F for 50 minutes or until tender and lightly browned, stirring once after 30 minutes.

  • Combine butter and 6 sage leaves in a small saucepan over medium; cook 3 minutes or until butter is lightly browned and fragrant. Remove pan from heat; stir in 1 teaspoon rind and juice. Combine turnips and butter mixture in a bowl; toss to coat. Arrange turnip mixture on a platter; sprinkle with remaining 6 sage leaves and remaining 1 teaspoon rind.

Nutrition Facts

67 calories; fat 4g; saturated fat 2g; protein 1g; carbohydrates 8g; fiber 2g; sodium 317mg; sugars 4g.