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4 Cups
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
45 minutes


1 tablespoon margarine or butter
3 tablespoons maple syrup
½ teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups turnips, peeled and diced
2 cups sweet potatoes, cubed


  1. Melt margarine and add syrup, cinnamon and lemon juice.
  2. Mix turnips and sweet potatoes in a medium casserole dish. Add syrup mixture and stir to coat evenly.
  3. Cover and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover and bake until browned (20 to 30 minutes). Serve hot.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

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