ELLEN'S EASY BOILED TURNIPS

Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I have always loved turnips--not turnip greens--just plain ol' boiled turnips with salt and pepper and plenty of butter. They don't even need a recipe, really. I am one of the few people I know who likes them, however. And that's okay. More for me!
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Serves:

2

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

4 medium
turnips
1 tsp
salt
1 pinch
pepper
1 Tbsp
butter
water

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Peel and slice the turnips. Place them into a large saucepan and half-fill with water; add salt.
2
On medium-high heat, bring turnips to a boil. Lower heat, cover, and simmer about 30 minutes or until tender. Drain into a colander and place back in saucepan.
3
Partially mash with potato masher, adding butter as you mash. Turnips will be lumpy but slightly mashed. Add salt and pepper as desired.
4
May add toppings of your choice, such as bacon bits, garlic, or shredded cheese

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Southern
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy
Hashtags: #tasty, #nutritious