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Mashed Carrots and Turnips Recipe

Mashed Carrots and Turnips Recipe

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. YIELD: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


  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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