Hakurei turnips are a variety of salad turnips. They are small in size, white in color and have a sweet, light flavor. Their texture is crisp an tender and they are often eaten raw. Because of their sweetness, they have popularity amongst children and people who avoid bitter foods, and are even sometimes compared with apples for its tender, sweet flavor.
Boasting high levels of iron, calcium and thiamine and other vitamins and nutrients. They are also one of the quickest growing vegetables taking only a few weeks from seed sowing to harvest, making them one of nature’s most convenient and delightful snacking roots.
How to prepare Hakurei Turnips:
As a salad turnip, Hakurei turnips are often enjoyed raw. They can be sliced or cubed and added to salads. As with any root vegetable, they can also be roasted and enjoyed cooked. Larger roots can be sliced and used with guacamole dips.
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