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.

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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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