Timeless Turnips

Photography By Heather Schrock | Last Updated October 11, 2016
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The beauty of fresh turnips from Peaper Brothers in Indianapolis.
The beauty of fresh turnips from Peaper Bros in Indianapolis.

You probably don't know much about the turnip, but don't worry, you're not alone. The good news is we've got you covered with some recipes to help you learn about this delightful root vegetable and start a conversation about them while breaking bread with your friends. Savory, sweet, tender and delicious–the turnip is going to be your new favorite veggie. Oh, and Indiana is home to the Peaper Brothers and their name has been tied to the turnip for over a century. Read more about them here.

Garlic and Maple Glazed Roasted Chicken with Root Vegetables

Root vegetables like turnips make this chicken dish shine.
Savory and a touch sweet this dish is perfect for fall evenings.

Iced Pickled Cucumber, Kohlrabi and Turnip Salad

Take root vegetables to the next level.
Kohlrabi and turnips are two delightful vegetables that are often overlooked. They are versatile and delicious and play off each other well with the added unique flavor of cucumber.

Macomber Turnip and Lobster Stew

Lobster and turnips, a lovely pair.
This easy recipe makes the most of the complex Macomber sweetness that is brought out through slow-cooking, a deep and satisfying flavor that pairs suavely with lobster and miso. Don’t feel like...

Maple Glazed Butternut Squash, Turnip, Wild Rice and Brussels Sprouts Sauté with Sage

Maple Glazed Butternut Squash, Turnip, Wild Rice and Brussels Sprouts Sauté  with Sage
There are so many flavors that add to the appeal of this dish, from Brussels Sprouts to cranberries...and don't forget our friend the turnip!

White Turnip and Hazelnut Soup

White Turnip and Hazelnut Soup
White, creamy turnips with the distinct taste of hazelnuts make for a special soup.

Arancini d'Risi with Turnip Greens Pistou

This Arancini recipe was used at the Aspen Ideas Festival and Aspen Center for Environmental Studies (ACES) Farm to Table Dinners at Rock Bottom Ranch this summer. Recipe by Jason Smith and Matt White...

Turnip Greens Pistou

Jason Smith and Matt White of ACES at Rock Bottom Ranch use this assertive sauce atop arancini—stuffed, breaded, fried rice balls—also made from food waste. Arancini hail from Sicily and are...

White Turnip and Hazelnut Soup

White Turnip and Hazelnut Soup
White, creamy turnips with the distinct taste of hazelnuts make for a special soup.

Roasted Root Vegetables with Sage, Honey and Balsamic

roasted root vegetables, honey, balsamic,
Take your turnips to the next level with the flavors of sage and honey.

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