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Turnip Tots


  • 4 baby turnips
  • 1 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • 2 Tbsp Panko bread crumbs
  • 2 tsp minced mint leaves
  • 1/2 tsp grated lemon zest
  • salt & pepper to taste


1. In a large saucepan of boiling water cook turnips 10 minutes and drain. When turnips are cool enough to handle, cut each into wedges.

2. In a large skillet cook turnips in butter over moderate heat, stirring occasionally, until almost tender and golden on the edges, about 10 minutes.

3. Stir in Panko bread crumbs, mint, zest, salt and pepper to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until turnips are tender, about 5 minutes. Plate and enjoy!

Adapted from Food52

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