Cracker Barrel Turnip Greens Recipe

cracker barrel turnip greens recipe

Turnips are one of my all-time favorites. My father was a huge fan, and I grew up eating them in all sorts of ways. The nice thing about turnips is that they are an excellent source of vitamin C. Along with this, they are also quite high in fiber. They’re also rich in potassium and manganese — two minerals that help to regulate our blood pressure, boost concentration and control fatigue. So whether you’re a fan of turnips or not, this recipe for cracker barrel turnip greens is a great way to get your body to love them.

Today I am going to share with you a cracker barrel turnip greens recipe that is extremely delicious. It was my first taste of raw green food and I loved it. It is a super healthy, peppery green with a crunchy texture. It’s a great option for those who are in a hurry or might be looking for something different. They can be served raw or cooked and serve as an excellent side dish for any meal or scene. The turnip greens are very versatile and are great for a variety of meals.

Turnip greens are a very delicious and healthy green vegetable, but they are also very addictive and tricky to prepare. This recipe is a great way to prepare them so you don’t want to ever get rid of them! This vegetable is a great nutritional powerhouse, but you should not just eat them raw. Instead, you can slice them up and fry or grill them, or sauté them in a very tasty and healthy sauce.

How To Make Cracker Barrel Turnip Greens

This recipe is perfect for when you need to eat healthy, nutritious turnip greens, quickly and easily. Also, it’s great because it’s not too heavy as well. It has a great flavour and takes only minutes to make. It has a very simple recipe and makes 16 servings. If you’re looking to add some colour and nutrition to your diet, then this is one of the best ways to do it. Give it a try today!


  • Small bacon slices, 8 pieces
  • Chicken broth, 2 cups
  • Turnip or collard greens (Diced, 32 oz
  • Apple cider vinegar, 1 tablespoon
  • Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Sugar
  • Extra virgin olive oil, 8 tablespoons
  • Onion (diced), 1 cup
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Red pepper flakes 
  • Small diced turkey necks (optional)
  • Country ham slices (optional)


Step 1

Add 8 tbsp extra virgin olive oil and roughly chopped bacon to an instant pot. Also, add turkey neck and ham to the instant pot. Press the sauté button to begin cooking.

Step 2

Cook 1 cup chopped onion with the meat. Stir them until they are translucent and tender, along with the bacon.

Step 3

Stir in chicken broth, turnip greens, and apple cider vinegar and the remaining ingredients. Turn off the instant pot. Turn it back on and press the Manual button.

Step 4

Switch off IP, then turn it back on. Press MANUAL and set the pressure to HIGH for 30 minutes. Verify the valves are set to “seal.”

Step 5

You will hear a beep and a slow-release after the greens come to pressure. It’s best if you leave them alone until you’re ready to eat them.

Step 6

Once you are ready to eat, remove the instant pot and cut up some turkey neck meat into small pieces. Pour pepper sauce over cracker barrel turnip leaves.

Cracker Barrel Turnip Greens Recipe

Cuisine: American

Cuisine type: Side Dish

Servings: 16 Serving

Preparation time: 10 Minutes

Cooking time: 30 Minutes

Total time: 40 Minutes

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