This dish is a great lunch or an easy dinner to throw together. Serve over quinoa for an extra added bit of protein or include a handful of white beans. Also, if you grab a bunch of turnips that have greens still attached- wilt them in a bit of heated olive oil and add to the dish before serving!
- 1 large turnip
- 1 clove garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
- 2 teaspoons honey
- ¼ teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 2 tablespoons minced cilantro
- 2 cups cooked barley
- Preheat oven to 375˚. Cut turnips into ¼" cubes and place in a bowl. Add minced garlic, olive oil, sesame seeds, honey, and sea salt: toss until well combined. Spread turnips out into a single layer in a roasting pan and bake for 25-30 minutes until caramelizing and turnips are tender.
- Remove turnips from oven and add the soy sauce and cilantro to the roasting pan.
- Serve turnips over cooked barley.