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Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust

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Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust

Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust - A healthy spring dish in beautiful, crisp green and white

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Health Score:
8,9 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
ready in 45 min.
Ready in
Calories:
166
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

Plenty of protein and fiber in this recipe will keep you full for a long time. Its also rich in vitamin C and potassium, thanks to the beets. 

Don't throw away the turnip leaves, as they can be eaten like spinach.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie166 kcal(8 %)
Protein7 g(7 %)
Fat9 g(8 %)
Carbohydrates12 g(8 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage9 g(30 %)
Vitamin A0.2 mg(25 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E1.6 mg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁0.2 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₂0.2 mg(18 %)
Niacin3.3 mg(28 %)
Vitamin B₆0.2 mg(14 %)
Folate54 μg(18 %)
Pantothenic acid0.6 mg(10 %)
Biotin5.8 μg(13 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C38 mg(40 %)
Potassium455 mg(11 %)
Calcium213 mg(21 %)
Magnesium66 mg(22 %)
Iron2.8 mg(19 %)
Iodine19 μg(10 %)
Zinc1.3 mg(16 %)
Saturated fatty acids1 g
Uric acid67 mg
Cholesterol0 mg
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Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
6 small Turnip (about 36 ounces)
1 ½ tablespoons Corn oil
salt
1 bunch Chives (small bunch)
2 eggs
1 ounce unhulled Sesame seeds
2 tablespoons breadcrumbs
5 ounces Baby greens
2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
peppers
Sweetener
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Preparation

Kitchen utensils

1 Brush, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Peeler, 1 flat Casserole dish (about 2.5 liters), 1 Aluminum foil, 1 Hand mixer (with beaters), 1 Mixing bowl, 1 Salad spinner, 1 Whisk, 1 Bowl, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Measuring cups

Preparation steps

1.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 1

Rinse, peel and cut turnips in half crosswise. 

2.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 2

Spread 1/2 tablespoon oil over the bottom of a flat baking dish. Place turnips in the dish with the cut sides facing up. Optionally, cut a small slice on the rounded side of each turnip piece to keep cut sides upright.

3.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 3

Sprinkle turnips with salt. Cover baking dish with aluminum foil and bake in a preheated oven on the middle rack at 400°F/convection 350°F for 20 minutes. 

4.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 4

Meanwhile, rinse chives, shake dry and cut into small rings. 

5.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 5

Separate eggs. Beat egg whites and 1 pinch of salt with a hand mixer until stiff. Fold the sesame seeds, chives and breadcrumbs into the egg whites. (Save the egg yolks for another use). 

6.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 6

Place a scoop of egg white mixture on each turnip piece. Put the turnips back in the oven and bake for another 10-15 minutes.  

7.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 7

Meanwhile, rinse lettuce and spin dry. In a small bowl, whisk vinegar, salt, pepper and remaining oil. Season with sweetener to taste. 

8.
Stuffed Turnips with Sesame Crust preparation step 8

Mix salad with the vinaigrette and distribute on 4 plates. Place baked turnips on salad and serve.