To store turnips, first separate the greens from the bulbs. Store the greens separately in a plastic bag in the refrigerator, and do not wash until just before use. Store the roots in a loose plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to a month or longer.


Substitute for potatoes in almost any potato recipe

Turnip and Potato Pancakes

Turnip and Potato Soup

Roasted Turnips with Parmesan

Turnip and Sweet Potato Gratin

Shredded Root Vegetable Pancakes

Roasted Turnips and Greens


To freeze turnips, first wash and slice to desired size. Blanch in boiling water for 2-4 minutes depending on size, then transfer to a bowl of ice water. Drain and place in a freezer-safe, airtight container for storage.