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Turnip Coleslaw

My mother gave this recipe to me, and it's one of my family's favorites. It's popular at church suppers, too.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. + chilling
  • Makes
    6 servings


  • 3 cups shredded peeled turnips
  • 3 tablespoons sour cream
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  • Place turnips in a large bowl. In a small bowl, combine the sour cream, sugar, parsley, vinegar, mayonnaise and salt; mix well. Pour over turnips; toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
Nutrition Facts
1/2 cup: 58 calories, 3g fat (1g saturated fat), 6mg cholesterol, 159mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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  • SassyLacey
    Jun 9, 2013

    This was a refreshing change of pace coleslaw and my family really enjoyed it. It is not one for my all time always coleslaw but will use it from time to time for a change.

  • lgmarge
    Feb 22, 2013

    I really enjoyed this recipe-turnups-who would think thry were so good! The only thing I changed was I used SPLENDA instead of sugar.

  • sadie7
    Feb 22, 2013

    Love turnips and love cabbage. Can this recipe be used to combine the two?