Spicy, Fiery Turnips

Pareve, vegan, and gluten free--serves 4

Ingredients            rsz 03 shmini turnip copy

  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • 2 tsp. melted margarine or canola oil
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. ground ginger
  • dash of allspice
  • *18 oz. of turnips—peeled and cut into 8 wedges


  1. Preheat oven to 400º.
  2. Combine all ingredients in a plastic bag and shake to coat the turnips.
  3. Place turnips on a greased shallow roasting pan or cookie sheet.
  4. Bake @ 400º 30-35 min. or until tender.
  5. Stir every 10 minutes.

*Since the name of the parasha, Sh’mini, is derived from shmoneh (eight), the turnips are cut into eight sections.

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