Nelda's Turnip Casserole

Nelda's Turnip Casserole Recipe

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Nelda Carnley


I can't be sure where I got this recipe I have been cooking it for 30 years, one of my husband's favorite.


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20 Min
15 Min


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  • 2(large) can(s)
    turnip greens, drained, with or without the roots
  • 8
    pieces of bacon, cooked crisp
  • ·
    save bacon grease
  • ·
    salt to taste
  • ·
    6 pieces of fried cornbread

How to Make Nelda's Turnip Casserole


  1. In reserved bacon grease add 2T. flour and 2t. sugar, combine and heat through but do not brown. In casserole dish add one can of drained turnips, sprinkle with salt, spread half the bacon grease gravy on top of turnips, crumble 3 pieces of cornbread on top then crumble 4 pieces of bacon on top of bread, repeat layers. Bake at 400 degrees about 15 minutes. You can make just half of this recipe I do when it is just me and my husband.

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About Nelda's Turnip Casserole

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Side Casseroles
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #turnip greens

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