Damon’s Awesome Turnips


Damon’s Awesome Turnips

Damon’s Awesome Turnips


  • 4 strips bacon
  • 1 medium onion
  • 1 large bunch turnips with greens
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 sprig rosemary (1 tsp dried)
  • 2 Tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp Worcestershire
  • Salt and pepper


While heating a large skillet over med-high heat, chop bacon into 1” pieces

Cook bacon until nearly crisp, about 10 minutes

While the bacon is cooking, Thinly slice the onionCut turnips into quarters, and cut those into ¼” quarter-rounds Chop the greens coarsely and the stems into small piece Remove bacon to drain on a paper towel Empty about half the bacon grease from the skillet so that 2-3 Tbsp of it remains Cook the onion in the bacon fat until translucent Add turnips to the skillet (reserve greens)Add the sugar and the nutmeg Finely chop and add the rosemary Add the stems When the turnips are nearly tender, add the greens, Worcester, vinegar, and the bacon Cover and cook 5 more minutes Mix, and salt and pepper to taste

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