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​Grilled Turnip with Lemon


​1 pound turnips, sliced 1/4 inch thick

Olive oil

Salt and pepper

4 cloves fresh garlic, minced

2 tablespoons Italian oregano, finely chopped

Zest of 1 lemon


  1. ​Preheat the grill to medium high heat. Brush the turnips on both sides with olive oil; season with salt and pepper. Grill the turnips over moderately high heat until tender, 2 minutes per side. Transfer to a platter.
  2. In a skillet, cook the garlic in 2 tablespoons of olive oil over high heat just until sizzling. Reduce the heat to low and cook until the garlic is golden, 2 minutes.
  3. Off the heat, stir in the oregano and 1/2 teaspoon of pepper. Spoon the oil over the turnips and top with the lemon zest.