Glazed Turnips

Serves: 2-4

Time 35 minutes


1lb small to medium turnips

¾ cup water

1 Tbl butter

1 Tsp sugar

¼ tsp salt

Garnish – Green onions/cilantro/Parsley


  1. Halve and quarter. Arrange turnips in 1 layer in a 12” heavy skillet and add enough water to reach halfway up turnips. Add butter, sugar and salt and boil over moderately high heat, covered, stirring occasionally 10 minutes. Boil turnips, uncovered, stirring, until tender and water has evaporated, about 8 minutes.

  2. Sauté turnips over moderately high heat, stirring, until golden brown about 5 minutes more. Add 3 tablespoons water and stir to coat turnips with glaze.

Based off a recipe from