Turnip

Turnip recipes

This cream-coloured root vegetable – sometimes with a purple, red or greenish tinge – is easy to cook with. Serve it baked, mashed or roasted in one of our simple recipes...

9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

We’ve swapped potatoes for turnips in this classic French dish, to make the most of a winter veg. Their pepperiness contrasts with the Reblochon cheese

50 mins
Easy
Gluten-free
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This rich side dish is similar to potato dauphinoise - turnips and potatoes are layered up with double cream and garlic and baked

1 hr and 20 mins
More effort
Gluten-free
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Make the most of turnips with this flavoursome recipe, perfect with slow cooked lamb, or as main course

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Turnips are so versatile and this method of cooking helps to retain their natural pepperiness. This dish is particularly good alongside duck

55 mins
Easy
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Lamb neck is a hugely underused cut, topped with sliced, seasonal root veg, this winter staple is ideal for a budget-conscious family meal or dinner party main

4 hrs and 30 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Tuck into a hearty bowl of Scotch broth soup for a healthy lunch or supper. Packed with veg and grains, serve with a hunk of crusty bread

1 hr and 45 mins
Easy
Healthy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

For an alternative to mashed potato or served with another potato dish, try crushing up root vegetables with plenty of butter and nutmeg

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
15 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A classic combination, if you have never tried braised duck, get ready for a great melt-in-the-mouth meal

2 hrs and 20 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Turn humble root veg into an unusual, flavour-packed side dish for your weekend roast

2 hrs
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A fresh and zingy salad with Chinese cabbage, sesame-crusted salmon and the unsung hero of British veg, the turnip

25 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.4 out of 5 star rating

Make the pesto a day ahead and keep covered in the fridge, ready to top this healthy French vegetable soup from Le Manoir aux Quat'Saisons

45 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegetarian
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

A simple way to cook veg to serve alongside your favourite main

5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Gordon combines baby veg and tender meat in his lighter version of a bistro classic

2 hrs
Easy
141 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Make this as spicy as you like and experiment with different veg. It will soon become a last minute favourite

15 mins
Easy
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