Mashed Carrots and Turnips Recipe
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Mashed Carrots and Turnips Recipe

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This recipe has been in my family for years. It's an inexpensive and easy dish to prepare.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 2 pounds carrots, peeled and sliced
  • 2 medium turnips, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • Minced fresh parsley, optional

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 157 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 250mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.


  1. Place carrots and turnips in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15-20 minutes or until tender.
  2. Drain and mash. Add the butter, salt and pepper. Sprinkle with parsley if desired. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Mashed Carrots and Turnips in Country Extra March 2002, p49

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atangolady User ID: 7049149 35864
Reviewed Dec. 21, 2012

"I love this! It has been a favorite since early childhood. So simply good. My MIL doesn't like carrots or turnips, yet she had 3 helpings."

Jennifer Locum User ID: 3401307 59824
Reviewed Oct. 8, 2012


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