Autumn Harvest Mashed Potatoes
I first made these scrumptious potatoes as a surprise for my daughter during her freshman year of college. Canned pumpkin and a medley of root vegetables take ordinary mashed potatoes to extraordinary. —Susan Sutphin, Sevierville, Tennessee
10 ServingsPrep: 35 min. Cook: 25 min.
- 4 large red potatoes, cubed
- 3 medium turnips, cubed
- 2 medium parsnips, peeled and cubed
- 1/3 cup butter, cubed
- 1 can (15 ounces) solid-pack pumpkin
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt with parsley
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
- Place the potatoes, turnips and parsnips in a large saucepan and
- cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for
- 15-20 minutes or until tender. Drain.
- Mash vegetables with butter; stir in the pumpkin, garlic salt, salt,
- pepper and nutmeg. Transfer to a serving bowl.
- Yield: 10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 3/4 cup equals 218 calories, 7 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 16 mg cholesterol, 348 mg sodium, 38 g carbohydrate, 6 g fiber, 5 g protein.