Spotlight Recipe: Gina's Turnip Greens

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Gina's Turnip Greens. The Neelys Down Home with the Neelys NY-0304

Turnip greens turned up in my CSA box last week, and I wasn’t sure what to do with them. This recipe was the answer -- tender sautéed greens in a tangy and spicy sauce, with just a bit of crunch. These greens are low in calories, high in vitamins A, C, K and folate and contain the antioxidant lutein. For this recipe, I cut back a little on the pecans, but even if you keep them all, there are only 170 calories and 11 grams of healthy fat per serving.

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