Turnip, whose official name is Brassica campestris, belongs to Brassicaceae plants. It has purifying and mineralizing properties, and a very good taste. Turnip is a source of folic acid, very important and useful during pregnancy, and a source of minerals too, especially calcium, phosphorus, iron, and vitamins, such as A, B2, C, and proteins. Turnip have a low calorie intake, then it’s suitable for a balanced nutrition.
We recommend to have it at home, since it’s very helpful to make a tasteful dinner in a little time. It’s perfect as appetizer, it can be tasted pure, or with bread crumbles, cold cuts and cheeses. Turnip can be matched with many kinds of food, thanks to its slightly sweet taste. It’s delicious as side with meat.