This combination of braised turnips and carrots are the epitome of fall vegetables. The turnips have a savory flavor and the carrots are slightly sweet. Together they are delicous and nutritious!

Maple Braised Turnips & Carrots

  • 1 pound small turnips, peeled and cut into cubes
  • 3 medium carrots, peeled, halved, and cut into 1 inch lengths
  • 1 Tbsp butter
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp maple syrup
  • sea salt or himalayan salt
  • ground black pepper
  1. Melt the butter in a large sauté pan. Add the turnips and cook, turning occasionally, over medium heat until lightly browned, about 8 minutes.
  2. Add the carrots, chicken broth, maple syrup, and salt and pepper to taste. Cover the pan and reduce the heat.
  3. Simmer until the turnips and carrots are tender, about 15-20 minutes.
  4. Remove the cover, raise the heat to high, and cook until the liquid in the pan reduces to a thick glaze, about 2 minutes.
  5. Adjust the seasoning as needed and serve immediately.