INGREDIENTS

- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 pound turnips, peeled,
cut into 2 x 1/2 x 1/2-inch strips
- 2 teaspoons dark Asian sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon ground ginger
- 1/8 teaspoon black pepper

DIRECTIONS

Heat oven to 375 degrees F.

Bring 2 quarts water and 1/4 teaspoon salt to boiling
in a large saucepan over high heat. Add turnips;
return to boiling. Lower heat to medium; cover and
cook 3 minutes or until turnips are just tender.

Drain turnips. Turn into a large roasting pan. Stir in
sesame oil, ginger, pepper and remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt.

Roast into heated 375 degree F. oven 40 minutes,
stirring turnips several times with a wooden spoon.