Patty's Mashed Turnips recipe

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7 large turnips
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons butter
salt to taste
ground black pepper to taste

Nutrition Info

76 calories
carbohydrate: 10.4 g
cholesterol: 9 mg
fat: 3.2 g
fiber: 2.6 g
protein: 2.2 g
saturatedFat: 2 g
servingSize: -
sodium: 124.7 mg
sugar: 6.7 g
transFat: : -
unsaturatedFat: : -


  1. Peel, wash, and quarter turnips.

  2. Boil 35-45 minutes or until tender. Strain and rinse cooked turnips.

  3. Place in large mixing bowl and use fork to break up turnips into smaller bits. Add milk and butter. Blend to desired consistency. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Recipe Yield

8 - 10 servings

Recipe Note

The smell of hot buttery turnips always reminds me of the holiday season when my grandmother prepared this dish for the family. Originally submitted to

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