Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe

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Try this Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe as a healthy and nutritious side dish for your next meal.
30 minutes DURATION
20 minutes COOK TIME
10 minutes PREP TIME
4 servings SERVINGS


  • 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 .
    Read more about growing and cooking with turnips: Cool Weather Turnip Crops: Nutritious and Delicious.

This Sesame Roasted Turnips Recipe is a great way to include nutritious garden fresh turnips in your daily diet.