What veggies are these?

One of our new customers asks, ” What veggies are these?

Turnip

On the left, with a purple top and white globe is a turnip root ( Brassica rapa subsp. rapa )

The turnip or white turnip is a root vegetable commonly grown in temperate climates worldwide for its white, fleshy taproot. The word turnip is a compound of tur- as in turned/rounded on a lathe and neep, derived from Latin napus, the word for the plant.

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Turnip

Turnip nutrition

  • Calories: 36.
  • Carbs: 8 grams.
  • Fiber: 2 grams.
  • Protein: 1 gram.
  • Vitamin C: 30% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Folate: 5% of the DV.
  • Phosphorus: 3% of the DV.
  • Calcium: 3% of the DV.

From : https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/turnip-nutrition

These can be eaten raw, steamed, roasted, boiled, mashed, cooked as “Scalloped” potatoes, etc.

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Rutabaga

On the right, with a purple top and cream colored globe is a Rutabaga root ( Brassica napus subsp. napobrassica)

The rutabaga (North American English/some Canadian), swede (some Commonwealth English), neep (Scottish), turnip (in some Canadian English and Northern English) or snagger (Northern English), also called by several other names in different regions (including turnip, though this elsewhere usually refers to the “white turnip”), is a root vegetable that originated as a cross between the cabbage and the turnip. The roots are eaten in a variety of ways, and the leaves can be eaten as a leaf vegetable.

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rutabaga

Rutabaga nutrition

  • Calories: 143.
  • Carbs: 33 grams.
  • Protein: 4 grams.
  • Fat: 0.5 grams.
  • Fiber: 9 grams.
  • Vitamin C: 107% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Potassium: 35% of the DV.
  • Magnesium: 18% of the DV.

From : https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/rutabagas

Like turnips, these can be eaten raw, steamed, roasted, boiled, mashed, cooked as “Scalloped” potatoes, etc.

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