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Stage 1 -
Cut the leaves off the 5 turnips .
Stage 2 -
Wash leaves well in warm water.
Stage 3 -
Stage 4 -
Cut into small sticks, then into small cubes.
Stage 5 -
Boil a pan of water and add 1
chicken stock cube
As soon as it comes back to the boil, add turnip cubes, and cook for a minute or two. Turnips should remain a bit crunchy.
Stage 6 -
Once cooked, cool in very cold water, drain and dry them.
Don't throw the water away, boil it again.
Stage 7 -
Rinse and drain leaves, trim stems to keep only nice leaves.
Stage 8 -
Plunge leaves into boiling water for one minute, stir then remove, and cool them in very cold water.
Drain and dry leaves on
Stage 9 -
In a pan, melt 20 g
When it's really hot, add chopped shallot and 2
" (un-peeled), salt and cook 2 or 3 minutes without letting shallot brown.
Stage 10 -
Remove and discard garlic cloves, then add turnip leaves.
Cook one or two minutes, stirring continously.
Stage 11 -
Add 100 ml
, over a low heat and allow to thicken slowly uncovered.
Stage 12 -
Pour in a blender and add pepper.
Stage 13 -
And blend until you get a lovely green cream.
Taste to check seasoning.
Stage 14 -
Reheat diced turnip and ramekins (in microwaves oven for example) and put a layer of diced turnip in each ramekin.
Stage 15 -
Pour on some leaf cream while hot, and decorate with two slices of radish on top. Serve immediately.
If you have turnips with nice leaves, don't keep them too long because the leaves droop quickly .
If you don't have turnips with leaves, you can use spinach instead.. [translator's note: turnip (navet in French) is the French term for a complete flop, e.g. a really bad film. The name is a joke!]. Nutritional information
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman ( change to a man). How much will it cost?
For 6 people : 1.61 € Per person : 0.27 € Note : These prices are only approximate
Source Home made. More recipes?This recipe use (among others)
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