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Turnips With Cheese Sauce

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  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Turnips 1 Pound (4 Medium Size)
  Onion 1 Small, sliced
  Celery slices 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1/4 Inch)
  Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Red pepper sauce 6 Drop
  Shredded cheddar cheese 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Paprika To Taste

1. Cut turnips into 2 x1 1//2-inch strips. Place 1/2 cup water, salt, pepper, turnips, onion and celery in 2-quart casserole. Cover tightly and microwave on high (100%) 6 minutes; stir. Cover and microwave until tender, 6 to 8 minutes longer. Drain vegetables, reserving 1/4 cup liquid.
2. Mix cornstarch and1/3 cup cold water in 2-cup measure. Stir in reserved liquid and red pepper sauce. Microwave uncovered on high (100%) to boiling, stirring every minute, 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Stir in cheese just until melted. Pour sauce on hot vegetables; sprinkle with paprika.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 535 Calories from Fat 170

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g29.4%

Saturated Fat 12.3 g61.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 60.5 mg20.2%

Sodium 2718.2 mg113.3%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51.4%

Sugars 24.8 g

Protein 19 g37.2%

Vitamin A 37.6% Vitamin C 181.5%

Calcium 62.2% Iron 12.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Turnips With Cheese Sauce Recipe