Roasted Glazed Turnips with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar

Published October 1, 2006.

Why this recipe works:

Root vegetables can be hard and fibrous, but in recipes with creative glazes and tempered cooking methods, these humble side dishes really shine. For our Roasted Glazed Turnips with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar recipe, we cooked the turnips in water, which transformed them into silky, tender… read more

Root vegetables can be hard and fibrous, but in recipes with creative glazes and tempered cooking methods, these humble side dishes really shine. For our Roasted Glazed Turnips with Bacon and Balsamic Vinegar recipe, we cooked the turnips in water, which transformed them into silky, tender morsels. Adding rosemary, balsamic vinegar, and shallots to the cooking liquid boosted the vegetables’ flavor, and incorporating maple syrup helped tame any bitterness.

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Serves 6

Use only purple-top turnips for this recipe; yellow turnips (rutabagas) take longer to cook.

Ingredients

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