Plant Magazine of Botanical-online September 2017

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TURNIP RECIPES

TURNIP SOUP

Ingredients for 5 people:

- 1kg. turnips, tender and fresh

- 2 tablespoons flour

- 2 tablespoons olive oil

- 1 pinch of nutmeg

- Salt

- 6 cups water

Preparation:

- Clean and slice the turnips into cubes.

- Brown the flour in the pan with the oil over medium heat for 1-2 minutes.

- Add the remaining ingredients: sliced turnips, water, salt and nutmeg.

- Cook over medium heat, covered, for 40 minutes.

- Beat the soup until it becomes smooth.

- Cook for 8 minutes over very low heat, stirring constantly. Another option: serve in a bowl, throw cheese on top, and brown in the oven 10 minutes.

- Serve with julienned fresh parsley on top, and a pinch of black pepper.

Properties:

Turnip soup is a purifying and diuretic dish, due to its high fiber and potassium content. It is a low carbohydrate food, which can be taken in low fat diets, diets for diabetes and menopause.

It's a great winter dish, rich in selenium and antioxidants, which helps fight the flu and colds, stimulating the immune system.

* Related information: Turnip properties, Mediterranean diet characteristics.

More information about Mediterranean diet in the listing above.

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