Brown Sugar–Glazed Baby Turnips

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Photo by Danny Kim
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 63 calories
    • Fat 3 g (2g saturated fat)
    • Cholesterol 8 mg
    • Sodium 300 mg
    • Protein 1 g
    • Carbohydrate 9 g
    • Sugar 7 g
    • Fiber 2 g
    • Iron 0 mg
    • Calcium 31 mg

Combine the turnips, butter, vinegar, sugar, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a large skillet. Cook, covered, over medium-high heat until the turnips are crisp-tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Uncover and continue to cook, tossing, until the turnips and liquid are golden brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons water to the skillet and swirl to coat the turnips with the glaze. 

Ingredients

  1. Check pounds baby turnips, halved if large
  2. Check 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  3. Check 2 tablespoons cider vinegar
  4. Check 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  5. Check Kosher salt and black pepper

Directions

  1. Combine the turnips, butter, vinegar, sugar, 1 cup water, 1 teaspoon salt, and ½ teaspoon pepper in a large skillet. Cook, covered, over medium-high heat until the turnips are crisp-tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Uncover and continue to cook, tossing, until the turnips and liquid are golden brown, 4 to 6 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons water to the skillet and swirl to coat the turnips with the glaze.