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Wrapped Turnip

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  Turnip 2 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Soft butter/Margarine 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste

Cut a 1-pound (500 g) turnip in half, a 2-pound (1 kg) turnip in four sections.
Peel each one as for Turnips Nature If you wish to use parsley and butter, place the parsley on a piece of plastic wrap.
Place turnip on top.
Spread the soft butter on the cut side.
Sprinkle with sugar Wrap each piece of turnip separately, making sure it is all covered.
Place on a microwave-safe rack.
Microwave 3 minutes per quarter at HIGH, which would be 3 minutes for one quarter of turnip, 6 minutes for two, and so on, so four quarters would microwave in 12 minutes.
To serve, unwrap, slice or mash.
Salt and pepper to taste.
It may also be reheated about 2 minutes at MEDIUM-HIGH.

Recipe Summary

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 296 Calories from Fat 44

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 5 g7.7%

Saturated Fat 2.7 g13.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 10.8 mg3.6%

Sodium 1004.7 mg41.9%

Total Carbohydrates 60 g19.9%

Dietary Fiber 16.4 g65.4%

Sugars 35.8 g

Protein 8 g16.5%

Vitamin A 2.5% Vitamin C 317.6%

Calcium 27.4% Iron 15.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wrapped Turnip Recipe