Sweet-Sour Turnip Green Salad

Sweet-Sour Turnip Green Salad

Sweet-Sour Turnip Green Salad

Common in the southern United States, turnip greens are an excellent source of vitamins A and C, and are also a good source of calcium.


Makes 4 servings


2 cups shredded stemmed washed turnip greens
2 cups washed mixed salad greens
1 cup sliced plum tomatoes or quartered cherry tomatoes
1/2 cup shredded carrot
1/3 cup sliced green onions
8 tablespoons water, divided
2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon celery seeds
Dash pepper
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar


  1. Combine turnip greens, salad greens, tomatoes and carrot in salad bowl; set aside. Combine green onions and 2 tablespoons water in small saucepan. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cook, covered, 2 to 3 minutes or until onions are tender.
  2. Mix remaining 6 tablespoons water and flour in small bowl until smooth. Stir into green onions in saucepan. Add brown sugar, celery seeds and pepper; cook and stir until mixture boils and thickens. Cook and stir 1 minute more. Stir in vinegar. Pour hot dressing over salad; toss to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Calories 49
Calories from Fat <1 %
Total Fat <1 g
Saturated Fat <1 g
Carbohydrate 11 g
Fiber 3 g
Protein 2 g
Sodium 41 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 2

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