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4 Cups
Prep time:
15 minutes
Cooking time:
45 minutes


1 Tablespoon margarine or butter
3 Tablespoons maple syrup
½ teaspoon cinnamon
2 teaspoons lemon juice
3 cups diced turnip
2 cups cubed sweet potato


  1. Wash hands with soap and water. 
  2. Melt margarine and stir in maple syrup, cinnamon and lemon juice.
  3. Put turnip and sweet potato pieces in a medium casserole dish. Add syrup mixture and stir to coat evenly.
  4. Cover and bake at 400 degrees F for 15 to 20 minutes. Uncover and bake until browned (20 to 30 minutes). Serve hot.
  5. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours.


  • No maple syrup? Use 3 tablespoons packed brown sugar.
  • Try with other vegetables such as parsnips, carrots or winter squash.