Mashed potatoes with turnips-Connie's

Connie Ottman


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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10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make Mashed potatoes with turnips-Connie's


  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:)

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About Mashed potatoes with turnips-Connie's

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

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