Mashed potatoes with turnips-Connie's

Connie Ottman

By
@cottman

Found this recipe in mom's old recipe book. Do not know where it originated but,boy!, is it good! This is a basic recipe. Feel free to add cheese, bacon, butter..with what ever you want to experiment in it:) Great recipe for fall and winter. Enjoy!


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Serves:

3-4

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
large turnips, peeled and cut into chunks
4
large potatoes, peeled and quartered
1/2 c
finely chopped onions
2 Tbsp
butter
3/4 tsp
salt
1/8 tsp
white pepper (black pepper will do in a pinch)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cook turnips, covered, in small amount of boiling salted water for 10 minutes.
2
Add potatoes and onion and cook until veggies are tender, 15-20 minutes.
3
Drain well.
4
Mash veggies with butter, salt and pepper.
5
Taste and add more seasoning if desired.
6
Serve hot.
7
Note: Chill leftover mixture. Shape into 2 1/2 inch patties, using 1/3 cup each. Coat patties with fine dry bread crumbs. Cook patties in butter until lightly brown on both sides, about 4 minutes each side. Almost as good as the original recipe:)

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Potatoes
Main Ingredient: Potatoes
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #Kids, #veggies, #Fall