Harukai Turnips with Garlic Scapes and Spring Greens

This recipe was posted in the Brookline Patch, along with some cute banter about greens and CSA. As a side note, the plight of Shanna, the author, is exactly why we don’t start our CSA earlier than we do… some folks out there don’t want a box of greens for 8 weeks before the cukes and beans come in 🙂

picture from Shanna’s article ‘The Bounty Hunter’ in the Brookline Patch

Harukai Turnips with Garlic Scapes and Spring Greens
Serves 2
Time: 15 minutes

  • 1 small red onion
  • 5-6 garlic scapes, divided
  • 1 bunch Harukai turnips (about 4 small-medium) with greens
  • 1 bunch delicate cooking greens, such as beet, spinach, or arugula
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 Tbsp butter,divided
  • sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper

Peel onion, halve lengthwise, and slice into thin half-moons. Cut off top of each garlic scape, just below the white bud, and discard tops.

Read the rest of the recipe here.

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Stillman's Farm® is a family owned farm in Massachusetts. We currently operate at two locations: a greenhouse/retail business in Lunenburg, and the majority of vegetable production in New Braintree. Glenn Stillman started the business in Lunenburg over 20 years ago and now enjoys the promise of the next generation further expanding the very diverse enterprise. The farm also has several Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) programs established in Boston, Lunenburg, Jamaica Plain, Brookline, New Braintree and the Southborough/Framingham area. In addition, the Stillman's trucks have become a fixture at the Boston Area Farmer's Markets. Our Philosophy Most of Stillman's produce is grown without chemicals. For a few crops this simply is not feasible. For these particular crops, we participate in the State Integrated Pest Management (IPM) program. This entails systematic scouting of fields, protection of beneficial insects, bio-controls, and well-timed applications of only the safest pesticides. With growing concern about genetically modified organisms (GMO), as a patron you can be confident that none of the produce we grow have been engineered, in fact, we often experiment with many heirloom varieties! Conscientiously Grown® The combination of no pesticides, good cultivation management, and IPM practices allows us to offer the widest possible selection of fruit and vegetable varieties and be a thriving sustainable farm. We have developed our own label, "conscientiously grown" to convey our commitment to the safety of our environment, family and customers. All of our hormone free, pasture raised meats carry a conscientiously grown label too!
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One Response to Harukai Turnips with Garlic Scapes and Spring Greens

  1. Shanna says:

    Thanks for the link! I hope my fellow CSA members enjoy this recipe, and I’ll be sure to send along others.

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