Turnip is the perfect replacement for potato in this breakfast classic. It crisps up beautifully in the rendered sausage fat, and even a generous portion remains low-carbohydrate. Turnip’s slight pleasing bitterness is mellowed by the sweetness of the sausage and onion. The recipe can be made through step 4 and refrigerated overnight: continue with step 5 when you’re ready to eat. Hash is a welcoming dish, and will happily accept any number of embellishments – feta cheese, minced scallions, jalapenos, tomatoes, mushrooms. Serve with eggs cooked as you like them.
Keto Sausage and Turnip Hash
- 12 oz. loose breakfast sausage
- 1 medium turnip, diced into ¼-½” cubes
- ¼ onion, diced
- 1 tablespoon butter (optional)
- parsley to garnish
- salt & black pepper
- Place both turnip and onion in a small pot with cold water. Over medium heat, bring the water to a boil, and continue to simmer until turnip has cooked through, about 5 minutes.
- Drain turnip and onion.
- Sear the sausage in a heavy-bottomed pan over medium-high heat, breaking it up with a spoon or spatula as you go. Do not drain the fat.
- When the sausage has fully cooked, add turnip & onion to the pan.
- Continue to sear over medium-high heat until the turnip and onion have begun to brown. If the pan seems dry, add one tablespoon of butter.
- Correct seasoning with salt & black pepper. Serve and garnish with parsley.
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This is fantastic! The turnips taste like parsnips and my three year old even gobbled it down. Super fast, super easy, super tasty. Thank you!
Thanks so much for this recipe! Made it this morning and the family loved it!
Delicious I’m sure but I didn’t think that either turnip or onions were low carb. Turnip is a root vegetable and onions are sweet!