Fresh turnips are as delicious as they are nutritious. This Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe makes a great choice as a side dish for your next meal.
Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp honey (or brown sugar)
4 turnips (3 inches in diameter), peeled and cut into wedges
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 tsp dried red pepper flakes
1 tbsp sesame seeds
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place sesame oil and honey in a baking dish. Add turnips, salt and red pepper flakes, then toss to coat the turnip pieces.
- Roast uncovered for 20 minutes, stirring twice. Sprinkle on sesame seeds and roast 10 minutes more.
- Serve warm, chilled or at room temperature. Serves 4.
Contributing editor Barbara Pleasant gardens in southwest Virginia, where she grows vegetables, herbs, fruits, flowers and a few lucky chickens. Contact Barbara by visiting her website or finding her on Google+.
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This Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe is a great way to include nutritious garden fresh turnips in your daily diet.