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Orange-Glazed Turnips

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Photo of prepared Orange Glazed Turnips
Photo attribution: Athena Roesler
Ready In: 22 minutes
Serves: 4
Dairy-freeGluten-freeLow Added SugarVegetarian

What you'll need

Large skillet
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
Spatula or spoon
Sharp knife
Cutting board
Vegetable peeler


Serves 4
1 pound Turnips small to medium, peeled and quartered
3/4 cup Water
1 Orange thinly sliced rind from one whole
1/2 cup Orange Juice Fresh, about two oranges
1 tablespoon Olive Oil
1 tablespoon Honey
1/2 teaspoon Salt
2 teaspoons Parsley chopped, optional



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Arrange turnips in a large skillet and add enough water to reach halfway up turnips. Add orange rind, orange juice, olive oil, sugar, and salt. Boil for ten minutes over medium-high heat, covered, stirring occasionally.
2.Remove cover and boil turnips about 8 minutes, stirring until they are tender and liquid has evaporated.


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Continue sautéing turnips they turn golden brown. Add 1 tablespoon water and toss turnips until well-coated with glaze.
4.Garnish with parsley and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 0.25

Serving Per Container 4

Amount Per Serving
Calories 83
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4 g5%
Saturated Fat <1 g5%
Sodium 169 mg7%
Total Carbohydrate 12 g4%
Dietary Fiber 2 g7%
Protein 1 g

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

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