Turnip Casserole Recipe
No holiday meal in our home is complete without this dish handed down by my Finnish grandmother. It makes an excellent complement to turkey, beef or ham. —Doris Hubert, East Killingly, Connecticut
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min. YIELD:4-6 servings
- 4 medium turnips, peeled and cubed
- 1 egg, lightly beaten
- 1/3 cup sugar
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 1. Place turnips in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until tender and drain. Transfer turnips to a bowl and mash. Add the egg, sugar, butter and salt.
- 2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°. Yield: 4 servings.
3/4 cup equals 192 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 76 mg cholesterol, 479 mg sodium, 25 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.
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