Easy Caramelized Turnips


Turnips are wonderfully sweet already but when you caramelize them, they are even sweeter.

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
4 servings


  • 2 large turnips, peeled and cubed

  • 1 cup vegetable broth

  • 1 tablespoon butter, or more as needed

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar


  1. Combine turnips and vegetable broth in a deep skillet over medium heat and cook until liquid has evaporated and turnips are soft, about 15 minutes. Stir in butter until melted. Sprinkle with sugar. Cook and stir over low heat until sugar has caramelized, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

71 Calories
3g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 71
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 2g 9%
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 197mg 9%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 7%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 19mg 96%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 176mg 4%

* 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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