These low carb roasted turnips are flavored with sea salt and thyme. It's a very easy side dish and a great lower-carb alternative to roast potatoes!
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If you're craving roast potatoes on your low carb diet, this dish is a fantastic alternative! They go ever so slightly sweet, and any leftovers are tasty too! With this recipe I've paired them with delicious sea salt flakes and fresh thyme!
A medium turnip (about 4.5 oz) contains just under 6g net carbs. So you might want to keep an eye on portion control with this recipe! Oh, and turnips are a great source of fiber, vitamins K, A, C, E, B1, B3, B5, B6, B2 and folate (one of the B vitamins), as well as minerals like manganese, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium and copper!
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How to Make Low Carb Roasted Turnips
Peel and cut the turnips into cubes. You'll need about 3-4 turnips, depending on size.
Roast in a preheated oven for 25-30 minutes or until the turnips are tender. Sprinkle some fresh thyme leaves over before serving.
This side dish is perfect for serving with any grilled or roasted meat or fish!
- 3-4 turnips, about 1lb 3 oz total
- 2 tbs olive oil
- 1 tsp sea salt
- black pepper
- 1 tsp fresh thyme leaves
- Preheat the oven to 375F.
- Peel and cut the turnips into cubes.
- Add them to a baking dish and pour some olive oil in. Next, add some sea salt flakes and black pepper.
- Roast for 30-40 minutes or until the turnips are tender. Sprinkle some fresh thyme leaves over before serving.
6.2g net carbs per serving (quarter of the recipe)
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Nutrition InformationYield 4 Serving Size Quarter of the recipe
Amount Per ServingCalories 98Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 672mgCarbohydrates 8.7gNet Carbohydrates 6.2gFiber 2.5gSugar 5.1gProtein 1g
Nutritional information for this recipe is provided as a courtesy and is my best approximation. I cannot guarantee completely accurate data due to variations in ingredients and cooking methods. Carbohydrates from sugar alcohols are not included in net carb counts as it has been shown that they do not impact blood sugar. Net carbs are the total carbs minus fiber.
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