Turnip breakfast hash
This week’s recipe idea…
Turnip Breakfast Hash:
Serves about 4
Turnips are very versatile little root vegetables. I know that most of us are used to thinking about them as soup vegetables, but they can be so much more if you just gave them a chance. They are quite similar in taste to potatoes, but lower in calories and more filling.
Hash is traditionally made using potatoes, but turnips are a better option if you want to focus on increasing nutrient content in this dish.
This dish goes very well with a side of bacon and some eggs (also available from the Yfresh online store). It’s a quick solution for a breakfast treat over the weekend.
6 Small turnips, peeled and cubed
3 Tbsp Butter
Garlic (crushed or sliced)
Sea salt/himalayan pink salt
Freshly ground black pepper
1 Stalk sliced spring onion (optional, but recommended)
2 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley
Quick boil the turnips for 2-3 minutes and then drain them in a colander. Add the butter to a frying pan. Add the garlic and fry until just browning, then add the turnips. Add salt and pepper to taste and fry the turnips for about 8 minutes. Once they are done, add the spring onions and cook for a minute on medium heat to soften the onions. Turn off the heat, add the parsley and you’re done!
A few notes:
Turnips are absolutely delicious on their own in this dish, but if you’re feeling a bit more adventurous, you could always try adding some radishes. You will need about 8 small radishes, cubed and flash boiled for 1 minute. After the quick boil they are drained and added to the frying pan to cook alongside the turnips.
Why I use turnips:
Turnips are high in Vitamin C, which will improve your immune system. They are also very high in fibre and antioxidants, which will promote gut and heart health and like all other cruciferous veggies, turnips can also lower your risk of developing cancer.
For more information on the benefits listed above, please follow this link
Ingredients available on the YFresh online store:
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