Give this appetizer a try and mix and match flavors and ingredients based on what’s in season!

3 servings


  • 3 whole Turnips

  • 3 strips Bacon

  • 3 Ramps,* greens only

  • 1 turnip worth of Turnip Greens

  • 1 tsp. Lemon zest


  1. Cut ends off turnips and boil for about 20 minutes, or until fork tender.
  2. Using a spatula, smash turnips flat to form disk shapes.
  3. Wrap 1 ramp green on each turnip.
  4. Wrap each turnip with one slice of bacon. Bake at 375°F for about 25-30 minutes, or until bacon is cooked through.
  5. While the turnips are cooking, chop turnip greens and zest lemon.
  6. When turnips are cooked, sprinkle the chopped greens and lemon zest on top. Enjoy!

*Note: You can substitute green onions and garlic for the ramps. Mince both and sprinkle over turnip before adding bacon.

Tags: Bacon | Ramps | Turnips

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