Mashed Turnips

    Mashed Turnips

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    45min


    29 people made this

    Peppery turnips make a nice alternative to potatoes for mashed vegetables. If desired, you can substitute potatoes for half the turnips.

    Ingredients
    Serves: 9 

    • 7 turnips
    • 225ml milk (or as needed)
    • 30g butter
    • salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

    Directions
    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:35min  ›  Ready in:45min 

    1. Peel, wash and quarter turnips. Boil 35 to 45 minutes or until tender. Strain and rinse cooked turnips.
    2. Place in large mixing bowl and use fork to break up turnips into smaller bits. Add milk and butter. Mash till creamy. Add salt and pepper to taste.
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    Glad I found this...I am trying to cut back on potatoes one of my favs, so I tried the mashed turnips and they were just as good as mashed potatoes. I did add a bit of bacon grease in the water, and some margarine while they cooked. They did seem to drain "water" after I mashed them but I just stirred them up again. Very good recipe and will be making it lots more.  -  28 Dec 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    in our family we add even ammounts of carrots and turnip. The carrots add a bit of sweetness. This is a must for all of our holiday dinners. It has been in our family forever. Thanks for sharing  -  30 Apr 2003  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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    I have to admit I was a little leary about mashed turnips ... but they are actually very good. I think next time I will cut back on the liquid a little. They turned out a little too wet ~ so maybe a half of a cup instead. Otherwise they are a great addition to our recipe box. Perfect for a Atkin's friendly meal!! Thanks so much!!  -  19 Mar 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)

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