Cracked-Wheat Porridge with Mushrooms & Turnip-Top Salsa

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6

    • Difficulty

      Easy

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Soups and Stews

Soups and Stews

By The Editors of Saveur

Published 2015

  • About

Despite its roots in rustic peasant fare, gruel is having a fashionable moment. This hearty dish is bolstered with young turnips, some roasted with the mushrooms and others sliced and used raw as a garnish. Turnip greens are repurposed into a tangy salsa for topping.

Ingredients

For the Porridge

  • 1 lb. hen of the woods (maitake) mushrooms, roughly chopped
  • ½ lb. small white turnips with green tops (half quartered, half thinly sli

Method

  1. Make the porridge: Heat oven to 400°F. Toss mushrooms, quartered turnips, 1 tbsp. oil, the garlic, salt, and pepper on a baking sheet and roast until vegetables are golden and sl