Braised Turnips with Poppyseed Breadcrumbs

1 Tbs butter

1/2 lb turnips, cut into 1 inch wedges

3/4 c water

1 tsp lemon juice

1 Tbs olive oil

1 garlic whistle, chopped (or garlic cloves)

1/2 c bread crumbs

2 tsp poppy seeds

Parsley (optional)


1. Melt butter in a skillet. Add turnips, water and lemon juice. Bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cover for 30 minutes until turnips are tender. Increase heat and uncover. Stir turnips until liquid evaporates and turnips are glazed, about 15 minutes.


2. In a separate skillet, heat oil. Add garlic whistles and stir for 1 min. Add bread crumbs and poppy seeds. Stir until crumbs are golden, about 3-5 minutes. Add parsley if using.


3. Toss bread crumbs with turnips and serve.