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

Step-By-Step

1Peel and slice the turnips. Place them into a large saucepan and half-fill with water; add salt.
2On 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.
3Partially mash with potato masher, adding butter as you mash. Turnips will be lumpy but slightly mashed. Add salt and pepper as desired.
4May 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