Turnip Grits

Turnip “Grits”

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Clock Icon for Prep Time 15 min prep
Person Icon for Serving Size 2 servings
Carrot Icon for Number of Ingredients Size 5 ingredients

Turnips have a great sweet peppery flavor! With their rich grits-like porridge, these turnip grits are the perfect comforting small plate when treatment has left you weary and not up for much. Taste aside,...


  • 1 quart low fat milk
  • 4 turnips, peeled and chunked
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons salt (to taste)
  • 2 tablespoons reduced fat cream cheese

Nutrition Facts


380 cals


17 g

Saturated Fat

7 g

Polyunsaturated Fat

1 g

Monounsaturated Fat

8 g


40 g


35 g


4 g


20 g


1727 mg


  1. Bring the milk to a boil in a saucepan.  Place the turnips into the hot milk and cook
  2. Strain the turnips, reserving the milk.
  3. Put the turnips into a blender with ½ cup of reserved milk, olive oil, salt, and cream

Registered Dietitian Approved

All our recipes are created by chefs and reviewed by our oncology-trained staff Registered Dietitian, Kate Ueland, MS, RD, to ensure that each is backed with scientific evidence and meets the standards set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

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