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Stuffed Turnips

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  Turnips 32 Ounce (4 Medium Sized, 8 Ounce Each)
  Water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Beaten egg 1
  Cubed fully cooked ham 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded cheddar cheese 2 Ounce (1/2 Cup)
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon

1. With a sharp knife, peel the skin of the turnips.
2. Cut off an a slice from the bottoms so that they can sit when placed in a dish.
3. In a bowl, add the egg, ham, cheese, and pepper and stir to mix. Keep aside.

4. Take a 8x8x2-inch microwaveable baking dish and arrange the turnips on it.
5. Now pour the water into the dish.
6. Take a sheer vented plastic wrap used for oven cooking and cover the dish with it.
7. In the microwave, cook the turnips on 100 per cent power or High for 14 to 16 minutes or till tender,, rearranging the turnips once in between.
8. Take the dish out of the microwave and remove the wrap.
9. Drain the turnips.
10. With a scooping knife, scoop out the centers of the turnips, leaving a 1/4-inch-thick shell.
11. With a knife, chop finely the scooped out flesh to fill 1 cup.
12. Add the chopped turnip to the ham mixture and mix well.
13. With a spoon, stuff the turnip shells with the mixture.
14. Place the turnips back in the baking dish.
15. Take a sheer vented plastic wrap used for oven cooking and cover the dish with it.
16. Place the dish in the microwave and cook on High for 2 to 4 minutes, till the filling is heated through.

17. Serve hot as a side dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 183 Calories from Fat 80

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4.5 g22.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 83.8 mg27.9%

Sodium 272 mg11.3%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g4.9%

Dietary Fiber 4.1 g16.3%

Sugars 8.7 g

Protein 11 g22.3%

Vitamin A 5.3% Vitamin C 79.5%

Calcium 17.8% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Stuffed Turnips Recipe