Southern Turnip Greens

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 1 hr

I found this recipe from Cooks.com. I made it for our Thanksgiving dinner--just to make something different for a change. I have to tell you, not only was it pretty easy to make (other than the stemming), it was also very tasty. Everyone loved it. I hope you will enjoy it, too.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups cooked chopped turnip greens (2 bundles) or 1 lb fresh turnip greens (2 bundles)
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon horseradish sauce
  • 12 cup mayonnaise
  • 5 ounces cream of mushroom soup (half of a 10.75 oz can)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 12 cup soft breadcrumbs
  • 12 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • cooked bacon, to top if desired

Directions

  1. Stem and wash fresh greens; place in water in a large kettle, bring to a boil, reduce heat and cook until tender. (Or use frozen turnip greens.).
  2. Grind the greens in a food processor and measure 2 cups for the recipe. (I had exactly 2 cups when I made this.).
  3. Combine the greens with salt and pepper, sugar, vinegar, horseradish, mayonnaise, soup, and eggs. Mix well.
  4. Put the mixture into a 1 1/2-quart casserole dish or 8x8-inch square baking dish. Sprinkle crumbs on top.
  5. Bake at 350F for 50 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle tops with cheese and bacon, and bake another 10 minutes, until cheese melts.
Most Helpful

Made these with greens from my CSA basket. It was good. I would have liked the greens flavor to come out a little more. Maybe I did not have enough greens. I will definitely make it again.

Lynnsie June 04, 2011