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I stumbled upon this recipe when I was both desperate for some dip and looking for a way to use up some frozen turnip greens I had in the freezer. I am not normally a huge turnip fan, but this recipe is so incredibly delicious, I even prefer it to spinach dip. I make this recipe with beef soujouk (beef sausage) from the Middle Eastern foods store instead of bacon because of a pork allergy, but it tastes great either way.

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Recipe Summary

prep:
10 mins
cook:
29 mins
total:
39 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
8 servings
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Place bacon in a large skillet and cook over medium-high heat, turning occasionally, until some of the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes. Add onion and garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour in tarragon vinegar; cook for 2 minutes.

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  • Place turnip greens in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook and stir until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Stir in bacon mixture. Add cream cheese, sour cream, Parmesan cheese, paprika, and salt. Cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, until creamy and heated through, about 15 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Add more or less cheese, sour cream, or turnip greens to make dip of desired consistency. Sprinkle in red pepper flakes for added spice if desired.

Nutrition Facts

294 calories; protein 10.3g; carbohydrates 6g; fat 25.9g; cholesterol 73.3mg; sodium 504.1mg. Full Nutrition
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