Hold on to the greens! As with other root veggies, we tend to focus on using the bulbs, but the greens contain so many nutritious elements and can be used to create tasty dishes just the same.
Did you know that turnip greens are rich in vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C, folate, fiber and calcium?
- 1/2 lb. Bacon chopped
- 1 Tbsp Fresh Ginger peeled and minced
- Dash Red Pepper Flakes
- 1 bunch Turnip Greens rinsed, patted dry, chopped
- 1/2 cup Pecans chopped (1/4
- Heat a large sauté pan, or cast iron skillet, over med-high to high heat.
- Add chopped bacon and cook until crisp, stirring occasionally (5 - 7 mins).
- Remove bacon bites and set aside on a paper towel, leaving bacon grease in the pan.
- Turn down the heat to medium and add the ginger, tossing until fragrant (~1 min).
- Add the red pepper flakes, stirring with the ginger.
- Add the turnip greens and cook until wilted and tender.
- Toss in the pecans and bacon and gently mix to combine.
Share this Recipe