Recipe: Braised turnips

We like turnips, and they can be eaten in lots of ways.Here we share a method for braising turnips. Great as a side dish or part of a salad or topping on a pizza and can be adapted with different flavourings.



Turnips - however many you want

A little oil

Pinch of salt

A dash of apple cider vinegar (or other vinegar alternatively white wine)

A little water

Optional flavouring as desired (examples: lemon/preserved lemon, chilli, honey, marmalade, chopped herbs)

1. Wash and peel the turnips (if they're baby size, you can leave them unpeeled), cut into chunks

2. Heat a saucepan with oil

3. Add the turnips and add a pinch of salt, stir

4. Add a little vinegar or wine and stir, add a dash of water, just enough to cover the bottom of the pan

5. Put a lid on and turn the heat down to medium. stir every few minutes and add more water if needed. 

6. Continue until the turnips are tender, remove the lid and increase the heat again, stir continuously until the liquid is gone and the turnips get a bit of colour. 

7. If desired, add flavouring of choice

8. Done!