Total Time
45mins
Prep 5 mins
Cook 40 mins

Kind of a homey recipe that dresses up the ol' turnip a bit, a recipe that comes from the 500 ALL-TIME GREAT RECIPES cookbook, a gift from my partner in the current Cookbook Swap!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat butter & oil in saucepan & cook shallot gently, stirring occasionally, until soft but not colored, about 3 minutes.
  2. Add turnips to shallot & continue heating.
  3. Shake pan frequently until turnips start to absorb butter & oil, about 7 minutes.
  4. Pour orange juice onto turnips, then simmer gently for about 30 minutes, until turnips are tender & OJ is reduced to a buttery sauce.
  5. Season with salt & pepper, if required.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with thin slivers of orange zest.
Most Helpful

There is nothing lowly about these turnips! I got some lovely red ones (looked like giant radishes) and regular ones at the farmer's market. These are just fantastic. WONDERFUL flavor. I am so happy I tagged this!

BarbryT July 23, 2008

This recipe brings the lowly turnip to new heights. Wonderful color and flavor. I like turnips any way but this really gives them a very special flavor Thanks Sidney I am so glad I chose you in the cameraless chef game

Bergy June 09, 2008