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Zesty Turnip Salad

When peeling a turnip, I try to save as much of the magenta color as possible.  It adds a wonderful color element, which is reinforced by the red onion.
Prep Time 25 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Eastern European
Servings 8 people


  • 3 Turnips
  • 1 Red onion medium, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup Parsley finely chopped


  • 1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar
  • 1.5 tsp Kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 tsp Pepper


  • Dissolve salt in vinegar, whisk in oil and add pepper. Set aside.
  • Wash and peel turnips.
  • Grate turnips using the large side of a box grater.
  • Add diced red onion and chopped parsley.
  • Stir in dressing, one tablespoon at the time, adding more if needed.
  • Serve chilled.
Keyword apple sider vinegal, healthy, light, olive oil, onion, parlsey, picle, salad, sandwish, summer, turnips, vegetarian