Healthy and Delicious Southern Turnip Greens Recipe

Healthy and Delicious Southern Turnip Greens Recipe

How To Make Healthy and Delicious Southern Turnip Greens Recipe

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Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour 30 minutes
Total: 1 hour 45 minutes



  • 1 bunch of turnip greens, washed and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/2 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon of red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 1 cup of vegetable stock
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until softened.

  2. Add the smoked paprika and red pepper flakes, if using, and stir to combine.

  3. Add the chopped turnip greens to the pot, stirring well to coat them in the onion mixture.

  4. Pour in the vegetable stock and season with salt and pepper.

  5. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pot, and simmer for 1 hour, or until the turnip greens are tender.

  6. Serve the southern turnip greens as a healthy and flavorful side dish.


  • Calories : 62kcal
  • Total Fat : 3g
  • Saturated Fat : 0g
  • Cholesterol : 0mg
  • Sodium : 268mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 9g
  • Dietary Fiber : 4g
  • Sugar : 3g
  • Protein : 3g
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