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Turnips Glazed With Honey And Lemon

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Turnips glazed with honey and lemon is a lovely vegetable recipe. Prepared with rutabagas if turnips are unavailable, the turnips glazed with honey and lemon is light and nutritious.
  Turnips/1 medium size rutabaga 2 Large, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  Honey 2 Tablespoon
  Unsalted margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Grated lemon rind 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Black pepper/White pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

In a medium size heavy saucepan over moderate heat, bring 1 1/4 cups unsalted water to a boil.
Add the turnips and cook, covered, for 15 to 20 minutes or until fork tender.
Add the honey, margarine, lemon rind, and pepper to the drained turnips in the saucepan.
Warm, uncovered, over low heat, shaking the pan gently, for 2 to 3 minutes or until the margarine has melted and the turnips are lightly glazed.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 304 Calories from Fat 110

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g19.1%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 247.1 mg10.3%

Total Carbohydrates 49 g16.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 38.7 g

Protein 4 g7.1%

Vitamin A 10.8% Vitamin C 134%

Calcium 12% Iron 7.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turnips Glazed With Honey And Lemon Recipe