Warm Turnip Green Dip

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By Julia Lansford

Warm Turnip Green Dip
Serves:  6

5 slices bacon (cooked and crumbled)
½ sweet onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
¼ cup dry wine
1 (16 oz.)  package frozen chopped turnip greens (thawed and drained)
12 oz. cream cheese, cut into pieces
8 oz sour cream
½ teaspoon dried crushed red pepper
¼ teaspoon salt
¾ cup freshly grated Parmesan cheese, reserving ¼ cup for top.
1 bag fried pork rinds

Pre heat oven to 350 degrees.

In large mixing bowl combine all ingredients well.  Transfer into baking dish.  Cook 20 minutes.  Add ¼ cup Parmesan cheese and cook 5 more minutes on broil.

Use fried pork rinds for dipping!

Notes from the Paula Deen Test Kitchen:  Increase salt to ½ teaspoon to enhance flavor.

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Hi Paula, I found your site and love it. Both you and Bobby have great recipes and there are lots I want to try.

By Carol Ceaser on May 04, 2013


dear Paula in Canada I don't think we sale Turnip greens what can I use instead really would like to try love your food but can't eat hot spicy food what can I do about that love you .From a true friend love you always.

By carol on February 04, 2012


This was a big hit with my family, especially the men. I used Hot Bacon Rinds, made the dip even better. Gave it a little kick!

By Sharol Brown on November 02, 2011


Who every heard of using turnip greens in a dip? I couldn't resist trying this recipe because I couldn't imagine any such thing. We LOVED it. I'll be serving it next week at our annual holiday party.

By tngram on December 12, 2009

paula, i always see you show, and i loved, i wish to meet you in person, i love you recipes, i love to cook and let me tell you i cook good food , not like you. the food the i make is puertorican food,very good one, for me you are the best sheft in the kitchen. thank you. and MERRY CRISTMAS AND A VERY HAPPY, AND HEALTHY NEW YEAR.

                    GLADYS SHAU

By gladys shau on December 16, 2009

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Paula, I love watching you and your family. I miss seeing your show, I watched you everyday. My son lives in Charleston S.C. He took me to the Lady & Sons to eat. Oh my goodness! People are always telling me that I look just like the cooking lady Paula Deen. I always tell them that you are my hero. May God Bless You Mary Ann
Mary Ann Tharp in A Summer of Burgers on August 15, 2014 at 10:48 pm

Add a few spoonfuls of parmesan cheese to the flour and cornmeal breading and it kicks the tomatoes up another notch. Bev
in Crispy Fried Green Tomatoes on August 15, 2014 at 10:33 am

I just bought Paula's Peach Salad Dressing and wondered if anyone has a good recipe that they use it in?
Melissa in Taste Testing 101 on August 13, 2014 at 8:36 am

Congrats Bobby. Loved the family picture miss you Paula on TV will be watching online. Jack is getting big. Looks like his mom but Matt aka moose has your face. Your eyes cheeks hair even falls to his face like yours except to the left. Good luck on your next venture. You give us other 60+ yr women strength to move on. Keep up the good work.
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