Scalloped Turnips

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Hoppin' John's Charleston, Beaufort & Savannah: Dining at Home in the Lowcountry

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1997

  • About

Serve this dish to those who think they don’t like turnip roots, and you’ll turn them into turnip lovers. They are made just like scalloped potatoes.


  • 5 cups peeled and thinly sliced turnip roots (about 5 medium turnips weighing about 2 pounds)


Preheat the oven to 375°F.

Place a layer of turnips in a 2-quart greased casserole dish. Make a thin layer of onion rings, then sprinkle a little of the flour and salt and pepper on th