Braised Turnips with Apple Cider Vinegar and Maple Syrup
This is a wonderful way to take advantage of one of fall and winter's most overlooked vegetables. Tart and sweet, they're sure to make everyone in the family happy!
- 3 - 4 turnips
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/3 tsp. salt
- 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
- 1 Tbsp. butter or margarine
- Cut off the greens and peel and dice 3 - 4 turnips. Heat 1 Tbsp. butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. When it is bubbling, add the turnips and stir to coat them.
- Let them brown for about 10 minutes, tossing occasionally.
- Add 1/4 apple cider vinegar, 3/4 cup water, 1/3 tsp. salt, and 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup.
- Bring it to a boil, cover the pan tightly, reduce the heat to keep the liquid simmering, and let them cook for 20 minutes.
- Remove the top of the pan and continue cooking the turnips for 10 more minutes until the liquid is absorbed and they are tender and browned in spots.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 73, Total Fat: 3g, 4.5%; Saturated Fat: 2g, 9%; Cholesterol: 8mg, 2.5%; Sodium: 277mg, 11.5%; Total Carbohydrate: 11g, 3.5%; Dietary Fiber: 2g, 9%; Sugar: 8g; Protein: 1g Like this recipe? Check out The Scramble's family-friendly meal plans to see just how simple getting dinner on the table can be!
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