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Sesame Turnips and Carrots

Hearty root vegetables with a sweet and savory honey sesame sauce.
Bowls of cubed turnips and carrots with sauce.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Makes: 3 Cups
Nutrition Facts: View label

Ingredients

1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
2 medium turnips, cut into ¼-inch cubes
2 medium carrots, cut into ¼-inch cubes
⅛ teaspoon salt
4 cloves garlic, minced or 1 teaspoon garlic powder
2 Tablespoons sesame seeds
3 Tablespoons honey or brown sugar (see Notes)

Directions

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. Rinse or scrub fresh vegetables under running water before preparing.
  3. In a skillet on medium-high heat, add oil and sauté turnips, carrots and salt until vegetables begin to soften. Stir in garlic and sesame seeds and cook until vegetables begin to brown.
  4. Stir in honey. Serve warm.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.

Notes

  • Honey is not recommended for children under 1 year old.

Comments

Doubled this recipe for a larger event, so used 1 Tbs. Vegetable oil + 1 Tbs. Sesame oil. The end result was delicious. Sometimes I think turnips go overlooked, but with this recipe I know everyone was looking for more!

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