Turnip

Pennsylvania Turnips

In Season:
August to February

Shopping and Prep Tips:
Select firm, smooth-skinned turnips.  Refrigerate in a plastic bag.

Turnip News and Recipes

Try our Bacon-Fried Carrots and Turnip recipe!

Click here for the recipe

or enjoy your turnip greens by boiling water, adding the greens for 2-3 minutes and then drain.   Turnip greens can be added to sauteed dishes or in place of spinach in heated meals.

Health experts recommend that the average American should:

  1. Choose a variety of vegetables each day to get a good mix of vitamins and minerals.
  2. Eat between 2 and 3 cups of vegetables each day!  For more info on what should be on your plate each day, click here.
  3. Strive to eat from five different groups of vegetables each week - dark green (3 cups), orange (2 cups), legumes (3 cups), starchy vegetables (3-6 cups) and other vegetables (6-7 cups)

    Turnips fall under the other vegetable category and turnip greens fall under the dark green category!

For more nutritional information on the turnip, click here.