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Mashed Carrots and Turnips

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


  • 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


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

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