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Quantity/Pack: 5 pounds
Seasonality: Year Round
Turnips are a popular root vegetable of European origin related to the cabbage and radish. Melissa’s Turnips are beautiful light to vivid purple near the turnip greens, fading to a bright white. Inside its delightful thin skin is the crisp white fleshy root. Although turnips sometimes have a yellowish flesh, the majority are bright white. Turnip leaves are slightly hairy, yet still edible, called turnip greens. Enjoy fresh turnips just as you would a carrot, a delightful substitute! Melissa’s Turnips are quite tasty backed with grated cheese or in a cooked salad.
When selecting Melissa’s Turnips look for well-formed, similarly shaped roots. Turnips should be smooth, hard and free of soft spots or sprouts. Refrigerate, unwashed in a plastic bag up to 10 days.
Turnips should be scrubbed with a brush under running water, prior to use. There is no need to peel or cook if the skin is thin.
This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd Day.
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