Shredded Turnip Slaw

The Natural Princess brings the often overlooked, under-appreciated turnip into the kitchen for a makeover. A little bit sweet and a little bit tangy, this shredded turnip slaw is an easy, delicious way to introduce the turnip to your table.


Turnip 1 Medium , shredded
Carrots 2 Medium , shredded
Green apple 1 Medium , shredded
For the dressing
Grape seed oil 2 Tablespoon
Apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoon
Maple syrup 1 Teaspoon
Dry basil 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1 Pinch
Pepper 1 Pinch



1. Take the turnip, trim the ends, peel it and set aside.

2. Take the carrots, trim the ends, and if scrubbed well it is not required to peel them.

3. Remove the core of the green apple and set aside unpeeled.


4. Using a food processor shred the turnip, carrots and the green apple. Set aside in a mixing bowl.

To prepare the dressing:

5. In a bowl, add grape seed oil, apple cider vinegar. maple syrup and dry basil.

6. Season it with a little salt and pepper and whisk it all together.

7. Pour the prepared dressing into the bowl of shredded vegetables. Toss it all together, making sure that all the vegetables are well coated with the dressing. Let it rest for about 5 to 10 minutes before serving.


8. Serve the shredded turnip slaw fresh.


To shred the vegetables, you can use a food processor, or a box grater.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 225Calories from Fat 135

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.1%

Saturated Fat 1 g5%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 217 mg9.04%

Total Carbohydrates 22 g7.3%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 13 g

Protein 1 g2%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet