|IRISH TURNIPS WITH CARAMELIZED ONIONS
Adapted from www.recipezaar.com
“Turnips became popular in Ireland as human food during the great
famine and have remained popular.”
2 lbs turnips, cut in ¾ inch cubes
1 lb onions
4-8 tablespoons butter
2-3 tablespoons olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste
Chives or onion greens for garnish
Heat olive oil in a heavy skillet add the onions, cook over low heat for
approximately 30 minutes or until they are golden and caramelized.
Meanwhile, boil the turnips in salted water, cook until soft, drain and
mash well, then beat in the butter. Stir in the caramelized onions, add
seasoning to taste. Serve piping hot (reheat in the oven if necessary),
garnish with chives or onion greens if desired.