Garlic-Mashed Turnips and Potatoes

Serves 6.

  • 1 pound turnips, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 1 pound potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons sour cream or plain yogurt
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook the turnip, potato, and garlic for 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender. Drain and puree the vegetables and garlic through a food mill. (A food processor is not recommended, as it can turn potatoes very starchy.) Beat in the butter and sour cream and season with salt and pepper.



This recipe came from the Sally's Place web site.

Did you know?

The average food item travels 1550-2480 miles (2500-4000 KM) in the U.S.
-The WorldWatch Institute, "Home Grown," 2002

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~George Washington Carver
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