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Turnip Root Loaded Baked Fries

Loaded Turnip Root Baked Fries

Servings 4


  • 3-4 pound turnip roots , washed and peeled
  • 3 tablespoons butter , melted
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil , melted
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 4 ounces sour cream
  • 1/2 pound bacon , fried and crumbled
  • 1/2 bunch green onions , finely chopped


  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Cut turnip root into one to two (maybe 3 to 4) inch thick fries. In a medium saucepan, melt butter and vegetable oil. Place fries in a the pan with the melted butter and oil and coat well. Add salt, pepper, smoked paprika, and garlic powder to the fries and incorporate until distributed evenly.
  3. Pour the fries onto a baking sheet. andake for about 25 to 35 minutes or until crisp on the outside, but tender on the inside. Plate the fries. Sprinkle cheeses over the fries then dollop with the sour cream. Sprinkle bacon and chives over the fries and dig in.