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Turnip Greens with Parmesan & Garlic

Serves 4 as a side


  • 3 tblspns olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves peeled and minced
  • 4 scallions, trimmed and sliced
  • 1 bunch turnip greens or other leafy cooking green, about a pound, stems removed and sliced thinly
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Shaved Parmesan for garnish


In a large saute pan or Dutch oven, heat the oil until shimmery, then add the garlic and cook, stirring until it becomes fragrant.  Add the sliced scallions, stir-fry briefly, and add the greens.

Cook, stirring until the leaves seem coated with the oil, then add about 1/4cup water, cover and lower heat to simmer.  Cook, stirring occasionally, until  greens are tender.  15-25 minutes, and most liquid is absorbed or cooked off.  

Add the grated Parmesan and stir well to combine.  Serve hot, topped with shavings of more Parmesan.  Serves 4 as a side vegetable. 

Turnip Greens with Parmesan & Garlic

Submitted by NFM House Recipe

Delish & easy greens preparation

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