Grilled Turnips with Garlic


Michael Schwartz of Miami's Michael's Genuine grills winter staples like turnips in summer to bring out their sweetness. More Grilled Vegetables

Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 pound turnips, sliced 1/4 inch thick

  • Extra-virgin olive oil

  • Salt and freshly ground pepper

  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic

  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped Italian parsley

  • Grated zest of 1 lemon


  1. Light a grill. Brush the turnips on both sides with 1 tablespoon of olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill the turnips over moderately high heat until tender, 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter.

  2. In a skillet, cook the garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil over high heat just until sizzling. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the garlic is golden, 2 minutes. Off the heat, stir in the parsley and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Spoon the oil over the turnips and top with the lemon zest.

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