Recipe courtesy of Paula Deen
Turnip Greens with Cornmeal Dumplings
Total:
3 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy
Total:
3 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 to 6 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

House Seasoning:
Cornmeal Dumplings

Directions

Place smoked meat in water along with House Seasoning, bouillon, and ginger. Cook over low heat for 1 1/2 hours. Strip turnip leaves free of the big stem that runs down the center of each leaf. Wash in a sink full of clean water. Drain and wash twice more, since greens can often be sandy. Peel and slice or quarter roots. Add greens to meat; cook for another 30 minutes, stirring often. Add roots and continue to cook for approximately 15 minutes, or until roots are tender. (Reserve 2/3 cup turnip liquid for the dumplings.) Add butter and sugar. Serve with dumplings.

House Seasoning:

Mix ingredients together and store in an airtight container for up to 6 months.

Cornmeal Dumplings

Mix all ingredients together. Dipping by teaspoonfuls, gently roll batter in the palms of your hands into approximately 1-inch balls; drop into boiling turnip liquid Make sure each dumpling is completely covered in liquid by shaking the pot gently; do not stir. Boil for about 10 minutes.

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