“Mrs. Carl Albert submitted this in a 1971 cookbook called Favorite Recipes of our First Ladies. Her husband was speaker of the house and she said this is one of his favorite recipes because "he is a country boy and loves fresh vegetables and greens" - haven't made it yet. This recipe calls for grated cheese but doesn't specify which one so if you make it, let us know what cheese you used and how it was.* I think I would peel the turnips and for the white sauce- it doesn't say how to make it- ie. if you should make it over heat or if you should melt the butter- if you had success with a method, please tell us what you did! Thanks!”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Slice the turnips and boil them in salted water about 15 minutes.
  2. Make a white sauce with the butter, flour, milk, salt and pepper.
  3. Place the turnips in a baking dish, pour the sauce over and sprinkle with the grated cheese on top.
  4. Bake at 450 degrees F. about 10 minutes and serve very hot.

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