Why should sweet potatoes, pumpkin and squash get all the attention? Try these recipes and you’ll never underestimate turnips again...
Fries with that?
Yep, turnips make incredibly tasty chips. Trust us - you’ll be addicted.
These gloriously green turnip burgers will brighten up supper time.
These griddle cakes with a turnip twist make an unusual side dish with supper, or a delicious light lunch with a dollop of sour cream.
Get in a pickle
Who’d have thought a turnip could look so pretty? This Middle Eastern classic, pickled turnips, is delicious with falafel, to add spicy crunch to sandwiches or as an accompaniment to roast chicken.
Turnip is the main attraction of this silky soup, with subtle flavours of cinnamon and apple.
Go au gratin
Turnips make a spicy, peppery alternative to potatoes in a gratin or dauphinoise. Try this beautiful beetroot and turnip recipe.
This appealing skillet of herb-roasted sweet potato and turnip makes an impressive side dish or light supper with a crisp salad.
Add a peppery spice to plain mashed potato by adding turnip - for extra goodness.
Mix turnip with other root veggies for this filling hash that’s lovely for weekend brunch - especially topped with an egg or two.
Grated raw turnip, packed with vitamin C, peps up this refreshing salad.
Use your noodles
How amazing are these turnip noodles? Turn the root veg into a flavour-packed alternative to spaghetti or rice noodles.
And dim sum...
Lo Bak Go, or dim sum turnip cake, is a classic dish in China - and very delicious.
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