Deviled Turnip with Garlic

Toronto Garlic Festival
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Resting time 5 minutes
Course Picnic, Snack
Cuisine American, Canadian
Servings 4


  • 4 Hakurei turnips about 2"(5cm) diameter
  • 2 large Eggs hard boiled
  • 30 ml Mayonnaise
  • 2.5 ml Dijon mustard
  • 1 clove Ontario garlic minced
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper to taste


  • Mash eggs in a bowl with a fork. Add mayonnaise, mustard, garlic, and cayenne and stir with fork until smooth, then season with salt and pepper. Place covered in refrigerator.
  • Cut each turnip in half lengthwise and hollow out each half with a paring knife or small spoon and set aside.
    Hakurei Turnips bunch
  • Spoon mixture into each of the hollowed turnip halves. Garnish with paprika. Keep covered in refrigerator until ready to serve.


Try substituting garlic greens or scapes for Ontario garlic bulbs:  Garlic greens: add 2 tbsp (30 ml), finely chopped. Garlic scapes: Add 1 tbsp, very finely removed (and woody parts removed).