Easy Turnip Greens


A traditional Southern dish full of flavor!

sauteed turnip greens
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
12 servings


  • 10 cups water

  • 2 tablespoons salt

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 2 ¼ pounds turnip greens, chopped

  • ½ onion, chopped

  • 1 clove garlic, pressed, or more to taste

  • ¼ cup hot sauce


  1. Combine water, salt, and sugar in a stockpot; bring to a boil. Add turnip greens, onion, and garlic to the boiling water; cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Stir hot sauce into the mixture and cook until greens are tender, about 20 minutes more.

Editor's Note:

The nutrition data for this recipe includes the full amount of sodium for the salt used in the water. The actual amount of salt consumed will vary.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

30 Calories
0g Fat
7g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 30
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 1326mg 58%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 55mg 275%
Calcium 170mg 13%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 269mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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