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Turnip Casserole

Rated as 4.23 out of 5 Stars

"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."
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Ingredients

45 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  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.
  2. Transfer turnips to a bowl and mash. Add the egg, sugar, butter and salt; mix well. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover and bake at 350 degrees F for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160 degrees F and turnip mixture is heated through.

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I had a bunch of turnips from a local farm and had no idea what to do with them. Allrecipes to the rescue! This recipe was fabulous! It was more of a souffle than casserole and practically sw...

Most helpful critical review

Too sweet. Next time try *no* sugar at all and consider increasing the eggs. Changes: 1/4 cup sugar (still way too much!) 2 tbsp butter

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I had a bunch of turnips from a local farm and had no idea what to do with them. Allrecipes to the rescue! This recipe was fabulous! It was more of a souffle than casserole and practically sw...

I was looking for something different to do with Turnips, so I decided to try this. It was very good. My husband is not really fond of turnips, but he really liked it. I only added 1/4 cup su...

Great use of turnips!! This is my first recipe using turnips since I started trying different veggies. I loved it, and now love turnips, I have made it twice now. I did add an extra egg and u...

Excellant dish both hubby and I loved it. the only change I made was I substituded the sugar for 2 tbls. splenda brown sugar blend as I'm a diabetic. Made it to serve 6 people, a real keeper. th...

Too sweet. Next time try *no* sugar at all and consider increasing the eggs. Changes: 1/4 cup sugar (still way too much!) 2 tbsp butter

I have finally found a really great recipe for turnips! This was very easy and tasty! I didn't have any trouble with the turnips tasting bitter; in fact they were sweet and custard like. I will ...

As an avid new-recipe tryer, baker, cooker, etc etc, I can honestly say, I've NEVER tried turnips. My father-in-law gave me a bunch, and so had my inspiration. I looked up a few recipes that s...

I'm not sure if I did something wrong or if these flavors just didn't jive with my pallet, but neither my husband nor myself enjoyed this dish. It was a unique application for turnips, which we...

I was overwhelmed by the turnips that kept appearing in my farmshare and desperate for a new way to use them. I also was looking for a recipe that would somehow tame what I find to be their rat...