Some times the best things are the most simple.  The turnips were the star of the show and all I did was cut them up, put some salt, pepper and oil on them and throw them on the grill.  These simple little guys were the star of the show and I was like “I need to have more turnips in my life”.  Who would have thought!

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I got to taste them raw at the farm and they were so sweet and delicious.  I was a little worried that cooking them would be tragic.

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The greens are also yummy and can be used in recipes but I didn’t think they’d fare well on the grill and this was a grill only meal.

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Pop those puppies in a bowl.

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pour olive oil on them.

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Add salt and fresh cracked pepper and mix it up.

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Throw them right on the grill if you don’t have one of those veggie basket things and enjoy when they are all toasty and tender.


Delightful Recipe


  • 1 large bunch of turnips
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Was the turnips and trim off the green tops.  Cut into quarters and toss in a bowl with olive oil, salt and pepper.  The veggies should be coated with oil and you should see the salt and pepper sticking to them.
  • Place on a hot grill and grill for a few minutes.  If you have one of those veggie baskets for the grill, turn them over after a couple minutes.
  • They should be a little charred and tender.  Serve warm.

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