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Simple Roasted Turnips

Everyone needs a recipe for a quick and easy side dish! Try these Simple Roasted Turnips from Spend with Pennies! Perfect for a potluck or a home-cooked meal, oven-roasted turnips are creamy and hearty—the perfect food for cold days! Before roasting, toss them with fresh garlic and your favorite combination of spices for a dish that perfectly accompanies any meal.



  • 1 ½ pounds of turnips peeled and cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground sage
  • kosher salt & pepper to taste
  • Spices and herbs of your choice–try a spice blend from Sassy Cajun Spices for extra zest, or swing by River Queen Greens for fresh parsley!
  • 2 teaspoons cultured butter from T&R Dairy Farm


Preheat oven to 425°F.

Toss turnips with olive oil, sage, salt & pepper. If you choose to use other spices, this is where you add them!

Roast 30-35 minutes or until tender.

Remove from the oven, toss with butter, parsley (optional), and season to taste.


About Us

Market UmbrellaMarket Umbrella is an independent nonprofit 501(c)(3), based in New Orleans, whose mission is to cultivate the power of farmers markets to drive economic and community health in the region. Market Umbrella has operated the Crescent City Farmers Markets (CCFM) since 1995.

Crescent City Farmers MarketThe Crescent City Farmers Market operates weekly year-round throughout New Orleans. The CCFM hosts 70+ local small farmers, fishers, and food producers, and more than 150,000 shoppers annually.