Turnip Disco Fries

Yield: 8 servings
Calories: 90
Theme: Appetizers
Rating:  This recipe has not been rated
Turnip Disco Fries

Twin viewers Joy and Judy use turnips as a replacement for potatoes to make fries so they enjoy junk food while still making healthy choices.


  • 8 medium turnips
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp ground paprika
  • sprinkle of salt
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped
  • 1 1/4 cups beef broth
  • 1 medium zucchini (cut into chunks and boiled, drained, and smashed in a colander to get out all the liquid and make a paste)
  • 1/4 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • pepper, to taste
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • grass fed cheddar cheese


1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Spray a large baking sheet with non-stick cooking spray.


2. Peel and cut turnips into 2 1/2 x 1/2 inch sticks. Put turnips, onion powder and paprika into a bag and toss until turnips are coated.


3. Place turnips on baking sheet and bake for 15-20 minutes, or until turnips are tender and golden. 


4. To make the gravy: Saute the onion in extra virgin olive oil until soft. While its cooking boil zucchini chunks untill soft. Add the onions, beef broth, smashed zucchini, yeast, and seasoning into a food processor and pulse until is is a gravy-like consistency. 


5. Heat the gravy and pour over turnip fries. Sprinkle cheddar cheese on top. 

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