Turnips are excellent in soups and stews, and make a great side dish when mashed with carrots. You can try turnip fries, creamy ‘Neep hash, and even scalloped turnips.
White Turnips are a good source of Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Folate, Calcium and Potassium.
BCfresh White Turnips are available from mid-June through January.
Care and storage
Turnips should be stored in a cool, well ventilated area.
Per 1 cup of raw Turnip
- Energy–36 cal
- Colesterol–0 g
- Fat–0 g
- Carbohydrates–8 g
- Sodium–87 mg
Source: Fresh Fruit & Vegetable nutrition Encyclopedia Fresh for Flavor Foundation 1991.