Turnip salad



– Fresh lettuce, washed and drained

– Turnips, tender and fresh, well washed.

– Tomatoes, clean and cut into wedges

Sunflower seeds, peeled and roasted

Extra virgin olive oil

– Vinegar of Modena

Virgin olive oil



– Cut the lettuce

– Place the lettuce on a plate

– Arrange the tomato slices on the plate, decoratively

– Grate the turnips on top of lettuce

– Sprinkle sunflower seeds over

– Season to taste with oil and vinegar.

– Serve as a starter or accompaniment.


It is a light meal, low in calories and very nutritious. It contains fiber, good quality fats (olive oil and sunflower seeds), vitamin C (turnip) and lycopene (tomato). It is definitely a purifying and diuretic dish, heart healthy.

It can be taken on low-fat diets, diets for diabetes and menopause.

More information about turnips.

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.
Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

9 January, 2023

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