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Mashed Carrots and Turnips

 Mashed Carrots and Turnips
This recipe has been in my family for years. It's an inexpensive and easy dish to prepare.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Cook: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 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

Directions

  • 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.
  • 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.