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Roasted Purple Potatoes & Turnips

March 2, 2010

Everyone wants to know what to do with purple potatoes!   They’re definitely unique looking, but you can eat them just like any other potato.  Here’s a great recipe to use your purple potatoes and turnips from your produce share…what makes this dish extra wonderful is using your turnips that were harvested just a few days ago!  How about that for fresh?


5 purple potatoes
5 turnips
Olive oil to coat
sea salt, cracked pepper, oregano, garlic powder, onion powder

1) Slice potatoes and turnips into bite-size pieces.

2) Place potatoes and turnips in a bowl and toss with the olive oil and seasoning until all pieces are coated.

3) Roast in a 425 degree oven for 20-30 minutes.  Toss halfway through cooking.   Enjoy!

8 Comments leave one →
  1. Kris & Keck Williams permalink
    March 2, 2010 4:34 pm

    We used the purple potatoes with the cage-free eggs and pork sausage and onion to make breakfast burritos. Quick easy, and with the CM southwestern tortillas delicious!

    • March 2, 2010 5:17 pm

      YUM! That’s a great idea! Hopefully other members will see this comment and try it too :)

  2. Jon permalink
    March 3, 2010 4:34 pm

    As one who got to enjoy the fruits of the labor on this one, I can say that this is one tasty dish. Thumbs up from the Taylors.

  3. March 8, 2010 12:42 am

    I also like steven’s recipe of using bacon grease!

  4. January 23, 2012 7:42 pm

    I just made this! I added one of the onions that came in my bin, I tossed it in about 5 minutes before it was done. This is my first bin and I am so excited about trying new vegetables!


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