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Mashed Turnips

(2 Votes)
SERVES
6
PREP
10 Min
COOK TIME
30 Min

Wow 'em with this alternative to mashed potatoes. They're just as smooth and creamy, so I bet your gang won't even miss the spuds.

What You'll Need

  • 4 pounds white turnips, peeled and cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1/3 cup butter, softened
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half (see Note)
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper

What to Do

  1. Place the turnips in a soup pot and add just enough water to cover them. Bring to a boil over high heat and boil for 30 minutes, or until tender; drain.

  2. In a large bowl, with an electric beater on medium speed, beat the turnips and the remaining ingredients until well combined; the mixture will be lumpy. Serve immediately.

Notes

No half-and-half in the refrigerator? Don't worry - you can use milk instead. Whole, 2%, or skim...it's your choice.

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 6

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 185
  • Calories from Fat 102
  • Total Fat 11g 17 %
  • Saturated Fat 7.0g 35 %
  • Trans Fat 0.4g 0 %
  • Protein 3.1g 6 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 30mg 10 %
  • Sodium 683mg 28 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 20g 7 %
  • Dietary Fiber 5.5g 22 %
  • Sugars 12g 0 %

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I have not made this yet so I cannot rate it.

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ooooh, it's always so goood ;)

Also a great dish if you add some potatoes in case you don't have enough turnips. MMMM

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