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Trio of Mashed Roots (Parsnip, Turnip and Carrot)

Rated as 4.55 out of 5 Stars
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"This fall and winter farm recipe was passed down from my Irish-Canadian grandmother Agnes Walsh (Donahoe). It's a simple mash that I updated with a dash of nutmeg and cayenne. An exciting (and affordable) side dish for all holiday menus."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 354
Original recipe yields 6 servings

Directions

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  1. Place carrots, parsnips, and turnips into a pot and cover with cold, lightly salted water. Bring to a boil and cook until a fork easily breaks apart the vegetables, about 25 minutes; drain. Return vegetables to the pot.
  2. Mix butter, cream, nutmeg, cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper into vegetables; roughly mash together with a potato masher until vegetables are broken down but individual colors are still visible.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 354 calories; 23.4 36.2 3.3 68 201 Full nutrition

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Guess this is the first time I have ever seen this mixture in print. My goodness (coming from N. Ireland) this was very very popular and even now I still make it. My Canadian husband loves it....

Most helpful critical review

I made this as is. Next time I will make it with less butter. It was too rich for me.

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Guess this is the first time I have ever seen this mixture in print. My goodness (coming from N. Ireland) this was very very popular and even now I still make it. My Canadian husband loves it....

I made half amount of recipe, as I had only one parsnip. I did have three turnips... Red variety. I added a small white potato. I also used half and half cream instead of heavy cream, which I...

Quite delicious. I find the nutmeg works wonderfully if you also add salt and pepper otherwise it's a bit too prominent. will definitely make this again.

This was delicious highly recommended instead of potatoes

Received a couple of turnips from a friend and searched for something to make with them. This recipe was easy and perfect paired with pork roast.

I really liked this and will definitely make again! My hubby loved it as well as he is into Fall/ Winter dishes like this as well. I made it as a side dish with baked chicken (see Exotic Pomegr...

Very good except the nutmeg was too prominent and I think my turnip was too small (halved the recipe) because it seemed to have gotten lost. I remember often having carrot and turnip mash when ...

I made this as is. Next time I will make it with less butter. It was too rich for me.

Wonderful recipe. As others noted, it's very rich. However it's delicious and colorful. It really needs the salt and pepper; otherwise it comes out bland.