Salad Turnips are a root vegetable, related to arugula and radishes, which are members of the mustard family. Salad turnips, are great raw, grated or chopped in salads, sautéed, or roasted with olive oil and fresh herbs.
To store: Remove the greens from the turnips and store in a plastic bag to use within 3 days. The turnip roots should be stored in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of your fridge for up to a week.
To prep: Cut off the green tops (which can be eaten as well). Wash and cut the white roots into wedges or slices.
To cook: Serve raw with dip in a veggie tray. Or grate and add them to a salad. Turnips are delicious when roasted with other root vegetables (like carrot, potatoes, rutabaga, garlic).
To freeze: Blanch for 3 minutes in hot boiling water. Cool in ice water for 3 minutes, drain and pack into freezer containers or freezer bags.