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Ginger glazed turnips

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Ginger glazed turnips

Starter Serves 4 20 min
This easy vegetarian recipe makes a good, inexpensive, satisfying side. If you have very small turnips leave them whole. The same method can be used very successfully for carrots – or try a combination of both.


  • 450g medium-sized turnips, peeled and cut into 1cm cubes
  • 40g butter
  • 2 tbsp ginger wine
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp caster sugar


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Cook the turnip cubes in salted boiling water for 2-3 minutes or until almost tender. Drain and run under the cold tap. Drain thoroughly.
  • Step 2

    Melt the butter in a frying pan and add the turnips. Fry for a minute or so. Add the remaining ingredients and stir over a medium heat until the turnip cubes are glazed with a rich syrup. Serve immediately.

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