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WW Freestyle: 3
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Simple and satisfying, these roasted turnips are crispy tender and caramelized.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8
Calories: 104


  • 2 pounds turnips with purple tops, cut into 1/2-inch wedges
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons minced dried chives
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked or sweet paprika
  • ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, or to taste
  • 4 tablespoons butter, cut into about 10 pieces
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for garnish
  • crushed red pepper flakes, for garnish, optional


  • Preheat oven to 450˚F.
  • Place turnips and shallots in a 9x13 baking dish and lightly toss with olive oil.
  • To the turnips add chives, garlic powder, paprika, salt, and pepper; toss gently to combine.
  • Place butter pieces over the top.
  • Roast for 25 to 30 minutes, or until tender. Give it a stir halfway through cooking.
    If the turnips are cut larger than suggested, you will need to roast them a bit longer, or until tender.
  • Remove from oven.
  • Taste for salt and pepper; adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with parsley and pepper flakes; serve.


Nutrition Facts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 104 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 272mg11%
Potassium 248mg7%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 298IU6%
Vitamin C 24mg29%
Calcium 38mg4%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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