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Bacon-Turnip Mash

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"Cooked and mashed turnip with savory bacon."
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Ingredients

servings 511 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 - 5 servings)

Directions

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  1. Peel and cube the turnip. Cook in a saucepan in salted water until very tender. Drain then mash with the butter or margarine, salt, pepper and garlic powder to taste. Set aside.
  2. In a skillet fry the bacon until nice and crispy. Remove from the skillet and crumble. Reserve 2 tablespoons of the bacon grease.
  3. To the skillet with the 2 tablespoons of bacon grease add the mashed turnip and crumpled bacon. Stir and heat to the desired temperature before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 511 calories; 39.6 g fat; 15.8 g carbohydrates; 23.2 g protein; 92 mg cholesterol; 1574 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

everyone thought this dish was excellent. the flavor of the turnips and bacon really complement each other. i will definitely make this again.

Most helpful critical review

This was not a hit with us, though it may be more because we are not huge turnip fans. My husband and I both felt there was too much bacon grease. I tried it because my husband is doing low carb...

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everyone thought this dish was excellent. the flavor of the turnips and bacon really complement each other. i will definitely make this again.

I went to my daughter home in Detroit,I brought this recipe with me. She has already bought the white turnips.So I used them. My grandaughter,who said she does not like turnips , tasted them and...

This was not a hit with us, though it may be more because we are not huge turnip fans. My husband and I both felt there was too much bacon grease. I tried it because my husband is doing low carb...

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I have made this twice now. It was such a hit with both the kids and adults that I was requested to make again and my daughter in law bought the turnips for me since both her boys loved it.

I wouldn't go as far to say you could (or should) pass these off as mashed potatoes BUT these are excellent and a great way to incorporate turnips in your diet. Hubs wasn't thrilled when he saw ...