Recipe by Theresa H. Wessman
"Cooked and mashed turnip with savory bacon."
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ground black pepper
bacon - cooked and crumbled
rendered bacon fat
Very tasty. I used some white purple-topped turnips, and turkey bacon instead of regular. Lots of flavour.
I was really excited for this but it turned out to be sub-par. I found using the rendered bacon fat made it far too greasy for my liking. I would do it again without adding the fat.
Great side dish, not only for your Thanksgiving feast, but for your fall dinner parties. Turnip lovers and non-turnip lovers alike returned for seconds.
Thanksgiving wouldn't be the same without this wonderful dish. My husband LOVES to make this and I certainly let him as he feels he "owns" it!
A very tasty way to make turnip. I cooked it ahead and froze it, leaving out the bacon bits, which I fried up and froze separately. On the day, I warmed the turnip in the microwave and crisped up the bacon bits on the stove, then stirred them together. Everyone, even those who do not usually like turnip, liked it!
This is the recipe my Mom used! I'm so glad to find it again. Thanks so much.
I'm not a very big fan of turnip, but my husband is so I made this for him. I think I liked it as much as he did! Will definitely make again.
I think this is the state veggie in KY, everyone grows them & gives them away, & I'm always looking for a new way to cook them. Thanks a ton!!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Bacon Turnip Mash
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 330
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