Scalloped Turnip and Apple

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Adapted from Strive for Five.

Yield: 8 servings


1 1/2 lbs/750g Turnip
2 tsp/10mL  Margarine or butter
1/2 tsp/2mL Salt
Pepper, to taste
2  Medium apples
1/4 cup/60ml Brown sugar, lightly packed
1/4 tsp/1mL Cinnamon, ground



  1. Preheat oven to 350°F

  2. Peel and dice the turnip. In a large pot, boil the turnip until tender.

  3. Mash the turnip with a potato masher and add the margarine, salt, and pepper.

  4. Wash, core, and slice the apples with an apple slicer. Ready-sliced apples will speed up the preparation time.

  5. Mix the brown sugar and cinnamon in a bowl. Add the apple slices and toss.

  6. Lightly grease the 9”x13” pan. Arrange layers of the mashed turnip and apple slices over the pan, beginning and ending with a turnip layer.

  7. Bake for 1 hour and cut into 8 portions.


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