The leafy part of the turnip root that is served as a vegetable green. The greens are harvested when the turnip is young and tender, resulting in a tender, succulent green. Turnip greens can be sautéed or steamed and added with other ingredients such as meat and vegetables to become a tasty side dish. Select bright green leaves that are springy and not wilted. They can be washed, dried and stored in a refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks.
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A generic name given to several types of leafy vegetables such as spinach, mustard greens, escarole, dandelion, and turnip greens that are often used in salads.