Turnips

photo of a basket of turnips

The modest turnip is often overlooked in the grocery store, but worth a second glance. This hearty root vegetable packs a nutritious and flavorful punch into many dishes.



Tantalizing Turnips (PDF | 5 MB)

University of Alaska Fairbanks. Cooperative Extension Service.

This 8 page fact sheets provides consumer information on turnip nutrition, selection, preparation and preservations methods including canning and drying.


Parsnips, Rutabagas, Turnips - Oh My!

University of Missouri Extension.

This Web article provides a consumer overview of these root vegetables providing nutrition information, selection advice and preservation methods.


Selecting, Storing and Serving Ohio Kohlrabi, Rutabagas and Turnips (PDF | 128 KB)

Ohio State University Extension.

This fact sheet covers the selection, storage and preparation (including yield) of turnips.


Fruits and Vegetables...Good for You: Root Vegetables (PDF | 513KB)

Kansas State University. K-State Research and Extension.

This colorful newsletter provides selection and preparation tips for potatoes and other root vegetables.


What Fruits & Vegetables are in Season?

Produce for Better Health Foundation. Fruits and Veggies More Matters.

Discover what fruits and vegetables are available in each season of the year.