Turnips

photo of a basket of turnips

The modest turnip is often overlooked in the grocery store, but worth a second glance. This hearty root vegetable packs a nutritious and flavorful punch into many dishes.



mashed turnips in a bowl Winter Recipes (2013) (PDF | 352 KB)

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.

This set of winter recipes includes one using turnips.


raw turnips rolling out of basket The Turnip (PDF | 219 KB)

Towne's Harvest Garden. Montana State University.

This document provides a brief history on turnips, tips for preserving turnips, and a recipe.


plates with prepared turnip recipes Turnip Recipes

USDA. FNCS.

Quantity recipes containing turnips from the USDA Mixing Bowl.


Discover MyPlate: Vegetables

Discover MyPlate includes six Emergent Readers featuring kindergarten-level sight words that help children build literacy skills while learning about the five food groups and MyPlate.

Vegetables includes the sight words: I, have (used in Lessons 1 and 3)
A MyPlate Meal includes the sight words: I, she, he, we, has, have


Nutrition Education

Team Nutrition MyPlate eBooks  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition
Team Nutrition Popular Events Idea Booklet  USDA. FNS. Team Nutrition