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!
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:
- Choose a variety of vegetables each day to get a good mix of vitamins and minerals.
- Eat between 2 and 3 cups of vegetables each day! For more info on what should be on your plate each day, click here.
- 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.