Turnip Greens with Corn Meal Dumplings

Linda Griffith


I haven't had this since my mother passed away. IT was one of her famous recipes and it brings back so many memories. When I was a child, I couldn't stand the sight of this dish, but as an adult, they are yummy. I just wish mine could turn out like my Mom's


★★★★★ 1 vote

6 or 8
20 Min
1 Hr 35 Min


  • 1 large
    bunch of turnip greens
  • 1 lb
    of slab bacon or ham hocks
  • ·
    water, boiling

  • 1/2 c
    yellow cornmeal
  • 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic salt
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 large
  • 1/4 c
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Turnip Greens with Corn Meal Dumplings


  1. Wash greens several times to remove grit.

    Cook greens and bacon in kettle with water to cover until done; remove greens and meat. Sift dry ingredients into mixing bowl. Add egg, milk and butter; stir until batter is well mixed. Drop batter by teaspoonful into simmering broth. Cover tightly. Simmer for 15 minutes. Do not lift cover while dumplings are cooking. Salt and pepper to taste

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About Turnip Greens with Corn Meal Dumplings

Course/Dish: Vegetables

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