Turnip Bake

Submitted by: Deborah Bruce, Toronto

“Puts a twist on the traditional turnip side dish that we all ate with our holiday meal growing up. ”


  • 3 medium turnips, peeled and cubed
  • 4 tbsp(s) butter, divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 3 tbsp(s) all-purpose Flour
  • 1 tbsp(s) brown sugar
  • 3 tsp(s) baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp(s) salt
  • 1/4 tsp(s) pepper
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup(s) dry bread crumbs

Cooking Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Place turnips in a small saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 10 - 12 minutes or until tender. Drain.

In a small bowl, combine turnips, 2 tbsp butter and eggs. Combine Flour;brown sugar, baking powder, salt, pepper and nutmeg; add to turnip mixture and mix well. Transfer to a greased 8" square baking dish.

Melt remaining butter; toss with bread crumbs. Sprinkle over top. Bake uncovered, 25 - 30 minutes or until knife inserted near the center comes out clean.

Serve immediately.

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