Brown Sugar–Glazed Baby Turnips

Brown Sugar–Glazed Baby Turnips
Photo: Danny Kim
Hands On Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
10 mins
8 serves


  • 1 ½ pounds baby turnips, halved if large

  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 2 tablespoons cider vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • Kosher salt and black pepper


  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.

  2. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

63 Calories
3g Fat
9g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Calories 63
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 9g 3%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Calcium 31mg 2%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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