Smashed Turnips

Recipe Intro

Who loves mashed potatoes? We do! Try this simple but healthy spin on a classic dish.

Nutritional Sentence

Turnips are a rich source of Vitamin C.

Recipe Time

30 minutes

Ingredients

4-8 Turnips (or mixture of other roots like potatoes, carrots,
rutabega)
2-4 tablespoons butter or oil
Water
Salt and pepper
Parmesean cheese (optional)

Materials

Knives or cutters
Cutting boards
Pot
Burner
Colander
Masher or large spoons or forks

Directions

  1. Chop turnips (and other roots, if using) into 1-2 inch pieces.
  2. Put veggies in a pot and fill with enough water to cover veggies. Add salt to water and bring to a boil.
  3. Simmer veggies until tender, 15-30 minutes.
  4. Drain water from veggies.
  5. Add butter to veggies. Using forks, large spoons or masher, smash the veggies.
  6. Season with salt, pepper and cheese (if using) before serving.