Recipes from our Farm: Turnip Cole Slaw

Think you’re not a fan of turnips? Think again!

Grow Dat Wellness Specialist (and resident chef) Deb Willetts has concocted a truly fabulous Turnip Cole Slaw using the scarlet turnips which are now bountiful in our fields. Have you enjoyed our samples recently at the Sankofa Farmer’s Market? There’s a strong chance that this is the recipe you sampled! (Or, it might have been our Radish Leaf Pesto or Arugula Pesto – stay tuned to this blog for future delectable recipes.)

Turnip Cole Slaw

5 small turnips (about 4 cups shredded)
1 large carrot
2 green onions (optional)
2 tablespoons honey
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/4 cup mayonnaise
1/4 teaspoon salt

Shred turnips and carrot using cheese grater. Put in large bowl. In another bowl, combine mayonnaise, vinegar, honey, and salt and stir til well combined. Pour turnips and carrots and mix well. Garnish with chopped green onions if desired. Chill in fridge and serve cold.


Assistant Crew Leader Martin Raymond prepares samples of our own pestos and Turnip Cole Slaw at Sankofa Farmer's Market