The green leaves of the turnip. Turnip greens, a soul-food standard, are slightly sweet when young and become tough and strong tasting as they age.
How to Use
Serve turnip greens alone as a vegetable, or cook with other greens. They can be boiled, sautéed, steamed and stir-fried.
How to Buy
Choose turnip greens that are crisp and even colored. Avoid those that are wilted or off-color.
How to Prepare
Thoroughly wash and remove any thick ribs.
How to Store
Refrigerate in a plastic bag for up to 3 days.