Potato Cakes & Greens

CHILDREN’S RECIPE: Turnip Potato Cakes

1 large rutabaga or turnip peeled and cut in large chunks
1 large yellow potato peeled and cut in large chunks
1 egg
¼ cup all purpose flour
¼ cup shredded mild cheddar

Method of Preparation:
Cook turnips and potatoes until fully cooked. Pass through a food mill while hot. Allow to cool slightly and mix with remaining ingredients. Season with salt.

Form into small pancakes and saute in a canola oil until lightly browned on both sides. Serve with sour cream.

FAMILY RECIPE: Spicy Turnips and Greens

1 lb turnips peeled and medium diced
½ lb turnip greens
½ lb spicy ground turkey sausage
1 small onion minced
4 cloves garlic thinly sliced
1 T red wine vinegar
1 T sugar
2 T olive oil
Hot pepper flake to taste
1 cups Chicken broth

Method of Preparation:

In a braiser pan heat oil and add onions, sausage and turnips. Sauté together for 10 to 12 minutes. Then add a little chicken broth and add finely chopped greens, vinegar, sugar, cover with lid and allow to cook for 5 minutes until greens are softened. Season with salt, pepper and hot pepper flake.