Spicy Skillet Turnip Greens

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Turnip Greens don’t have to be cooked to death to be delicious. These spicy skillet turnip greens are perfect for a quick weeknight meal. Only 20 minutes start to finish!


  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, cut into wedges
  • 1 pound turnip greens cleaned and chopped
  • 1/4 cup water
  • pinch brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes, adjust to preference


  1. Drizzle olive oil into skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add onion and cook until just tender, about 3 minutes. Add 1/2 of turnip greens and allow to cook down then add the remainder of the greens and cook down.
  3. Add water, brown sugar and red pepper flakes. Stir and cook until all greens are soft but not over-cooked

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