Locally Grown, Readers’ Choice: Cucumber Turnip Salad

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Peter Day of Hawthorne sent this recipe in for the recipe contest.

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He was “looking to create quick dishes usually items from my garden and at the same time low or zero calories,” he says.

What do you think of Day’s recipe? Vote below. The reader favorite will win a cookbook.

Want to enter the contest yourself? Click here: LoHud.com/LocallyGrown.

The recipe, after the jump.

Cucumber Turnip Salad
Cucumber
Small white turnip
Parsley
Basil
Homemade white tarragon vinegar

Prepare the cucumber by peeling & removing the seeds. Cut into small pieces.
Peel the turnip & slice very, very thin
Add a little vinegar.
Season with freshly chopped parsley & basil.
Salt & pepper to taste.

Serves 2

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Liz Johnson is content strategist for The Journal News and lohud.com, and the founding editor of lohudfood, formerly know as Small Bites. As food editor, she won awards from the New York News Publishers Association, the Association of Food Journalists and the Associated Press. She lives in Nyack with her husband and daughter on a tiny suburban lot they call their farm — with fruit trees, an herb garden, and a yardful of lettuce, tomatoes, onions, shallots, cucumbers, zucchini, radishes, cabbage, peppers, Brussels sprouts and carrots and four big blueberry bushes.

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