Honey-glazed turnips

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free


750g medium turnips, cut into 8 wedges
50g unsalted butter
4 tbsp clear honey
2 bay leaves
5-6 thyme sprigs
1 tsp salt


1. Put all the ingredients in a large frying pan with 200ml water and bring to the boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover and cook for about 15 minutes or until the turnips are soft to the core and slightly translucent.

2. Remove the lid, turn up the heat and cook for 5 minutes more, gently turning the turnips from time to time, until the liquid has evaporated and the turnips are coated in a syrupy glaze. Season and top with a knob of butter, if liked. LH

This recipe first appeared in the Harvest section of Waitrose Food, January 2017 issue. Download the Waitose Food app for the full issue

  • Preparation time: 5 minutes
  • Cooking time: 25 minutes
  • Total time: 30 minutes

Serves: 4 as a starter

Nutritional Info

Typical values per serving:

Energy 976kJ
Fat 10.9g
Saturated Fat 6.8g
Carbohydrate 31.8g
Sugars 31.4g
Protein 1.9g
Salt 1.3g
Fibre 4.6g

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This recipe was first published in Sun Jan 01 12:46:52 GMT 2017.