Recipe: Roast turnip

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  • 1 large swede (approx 750g/1lb 10oz), peeled and cut into chips
  • 1 tbsp olive oil, plus some for greasing
  • 50g parmesan (or vegetarian alternative), grated
  • 1 tbsp rosemary leaves
  • knob of butter
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled


  • Heat oven to 220C/fan 200C/gas 7. Tip the swede, olive oil, 40g of the Parmesan and the rosemary leaves into a shallow roasting tin. Season and toss well, arranging in one layer.
  • Sprinkle over the remaining Parmesan, dot with butter, then add the garlic cloves. Roast for 30-35 mins, turning halfway through cooking, until crisp and golden.


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