Delicious Roasted Turnips With Garlic are so easy to prepare and they are a healthy side dish.

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Easy Roasted Turnips With Garlic

My husband loves cooked green so I have been buying turnip greens to include in my Southern Style Mixed Greens recipe. 

I purchase them whenever I go to the local market, the bonus is the bunch of turnip greens comes with the turnips attached. 

The last time I bought some I made, yummy Turnip Fries, this time I decided to do roasted turnips similar to my Rosemary Roasted Potatoes recipe. 

Turnips For Roasted Turnips And Garlic

Ingredients For Roasted Turnips With Garlic

Turnips

Olive Oil

Garlic

Salt

How To Roast Turnips

This recipe is easy but,  instead of just roasting the turnips after adding the seasonings, I decided to do one preliminary step,  and that is to parboil the turnips first.

Parboiling the turnips reduces some of the sharp taste that is in turnip and then roasting it further sweetens and caramelizes the flavor.

Trim and scrub turnips, if you are using mature turnips then peel turnips, mine were baby turnips so I left the skin on which has lots of nutrients.

Chop turnips in large chunks about 1-inch, bring water to boil in a large pot. Add turnip and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and drain turnips using a colander.

Place turnips in a large bowl and toss with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and salt to taste.

Place in a single layer on a prepared baking sheet and bake in a preheated oven at 400 degrees for 30-40 minutes or until golden. 

Other Variations of Roasted Turnips With Garlic

You can also do half and half with:

  • Roasted Turnips With Carrots
  • Roasted Turnips With Beets
  • Roasted Turnips With Parsnips. 

Other Roasted Vegetables To Prepare

  1. Roasted Brussel Stalks
  2. Easy Roasted Asparagus
  3. Roasted Radishes
  4. Whole Roasted Cauliflower
  5. Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
  6. Roasted Cabbage Steaks
  7. Roasted Beets With Basil

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Nutrition

(Per portion)
  • Energy: 106 kcal / 443 kJ
  • Fat: 3 g
  • Protein: 2 g
  • Carbs: 17 g

Cooking Time

  • Preparation: 19 min
  • Cooking: 1 h 13 min
  • Ready in: 1 h 32 min
  • For:
  • 4 Servings

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven 400 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and spray with oil
  2. Scrub, peel turnips and remove stem and roots. Cut into chunks about 1-inch pieces. bring water to boil in a large pot. Add turnip and allow to simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from heat and drain turnips using a colander.
  3. Place in a bowl and toss with olive, garlic, rosemary and salt.
  4. Place turnips in a single layer on a baking sheet and bake for 30-40 minutes or until turnips are golden brown.
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Michelle Blackwood, RN

Hi, I’m Michelle, I’m the voice, content creator and photographer behind Healthier Steps. I share vegan and gluten-free recipes because of past health issues. My goal is to help you make healthier choices and show you how healthy eating is easy and delicious.