Turnip is a big tough vegetable, rather like a pumpkin, though with a thinner skin. .
You might be able to peel it with a vegetable peeler. .
Then cut it in half with a …big heavy knife, on a chopping board. .
Lay it down flat and then slice it into whatever size chunks you like. .
It will take a little longer than a potato to boil, so put it into the soup first. (MORE)