Turnips and Bacon Sautéed in Garlic and Butter

Turnips and Bacon Sautéed in Garlic and Butter

This is a delicious, easy item for a side dish or snack.

Ingredients: 4 servings

Turnips (tennis-ball-size - see Helpful Hints)
2 to 3
Turnip greens (optional)
a small amount
2 slices
10 g
Grated garlic, tubed
a dab
Salt and pepper
a dash
Black pepper
a dash


1. Chop up the turnip greens. Peel the skin from the turnips and slice into quarters. Chop the bacon into 2 cm pieces.
2. Heat butter in a frying pan, add garlic, and sauté until fragrant.
3. Add the other ingredients in the following order: bacon, turnips, then turnip greens. Season with salt, finely ground and coarsely ground pepper.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this when I got tired of eating simmered turnips.
It's now a standard dish in our home.