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Turnip slaw Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Vara Wallace
Added: Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3 cups of shredded turnips
1 1/2 cups shredded carrots
1/2 cups raisins
1 cup mayonnaise
1 tbsp lemon juice.

Directions:
Directions:
Using a wooden spoon, mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Chill for a hour.

While chilling, take the tops from the turnips and cook the greens with a little country ham which will give them a nice smoky flavor. Yum.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom and dad loved turnips and turnip greens. Most of the time she would cook the greens with hog jowl for a long time with a lot of salt. This was one of their favorite vegetables.

 

 

 

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