Serving Size: 1/2 cup
- ??1/2 onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- ?3 cups baby turnip greens
- 1/2 cup vegetable or chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
Heat the olive oil in a non-stick skillet or wok. Add the onions; stir well, cover, and cook until the onions are caramelized, about 8 minutes.
Add the greens, broth, and seasonings. Cover and cook until the baby turnips are tender, about 8 more minutes.
Serves 4. Each serving contains 36 calories, 1 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 26 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g dietary fiber, 1 g sugar, and 1 g protein.
Each serving has 95% DV vitamin A, 43% DV vitamin C, 8% DV calcium, and 5% DV iron.
June is a perfect time to find tender baby vegetables at farmers' markets. Don't pass by those lovely baby turnips -- grab a bunch and keep the greens!
This veggie side dish is quick and easy to make. You'll be serving it in 10 minutes or less.
This dish goes wonderfully well with grilled fish or chicken.
Did You Know?
Turnip greens are high in calcium, which is key to the health of your bones and teeth.
Stephanie Ronco has been editing for Food and Health Communications since 2011. She graduated from Colorado College magna cum laude with distinction in Comparative Literature. She was elected a member of Phi Beta Kappa in 2008.