Turnips, Lucerne Style Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time35 Min
Ready In50 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings6
Main IngredientInterest Group


 White turnips6 Medium, trimmed and peeled
 Boiling water2 Cup (32 tbs), salted
 Diced bacon1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Onion1 Large, minced
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Minced parsley2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 64 Calories from Fat 7

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.8 g1.2%

Saturated Fat 0.25 g1.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.3 mg

Sodium 178.7 mg7.4%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.4%

Dietary Fiber 3.3 g13.2%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 2 g4.3%

Vitamin A 8.5% Vitamin C 60.3%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Cut the turnips into julienne strips.
Wash and drain.
Cook them in about 3/4 of an inch of boiling salted water until barely tender.
In a frying pan, cook the bacon until it is limp.
Add the onion and cook, stirring constantly, until soft and golden.
Add the turnips.
Season with salt and pepper.
Cook over low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until the turnips are golden brown.