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turnip casserole

(4 ratings)
Recipe by
Bea L.
Emerald Isle, NC

My mom submitted this recipe in her church cookbook. She was my mom through blood but my friend by choice. She was one precious woman and I miss her every single day! NOTE: see tip at bottom of recipe on how to cut turnips.

(4 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
cook time 30 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For turnip casserole

  • 2 1/2 c
    boiled turnips, mashed
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, melted
  • 1 sm
    chopped onion (optional)
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 1/4 c
    soft bread crumbs, *divided
  • 1 1/2 tsp
  • 1 1/2 tsp

How To Make turnip casserole

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350. Combine turnips, butter, eggs, salt, sugar and *1 cup bread crumbs.
  • 2
    Spoon into oiled casserole dish then top with *remaining 1/4 cup of bread crumbs.
  • 3
    Bake at 350 for approximately 30 minutes or until golden brown.
  • 4
    TIPS ON HOW TO CUT TURNIPS: First, cut ends off turnip. Second, stand turnip on one of cut ends & cut turnip in half. Third, lay on flat end & cut each half into slices, the size of home fries. Fourth, cut slices in half. Fifth, peel slices. I cut rutabeggas this way, too.