Mashed Turnips with Caraway Recipe -
Mashed Turnips with Caraway Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Mashed Turnips with Caraway

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"Discover turnips in a whole new way. Something about caraway seeds enhances the taste of the turnip. Kids will enjoy this one, too!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    30 mins


  1. Place the turnips in a pot and cover with water; bring to a boil over high heat and cook until turnips turn yellowish orange and are soft, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain water, leaving turnips in the pot.
  2. Stir the butter and caraway seeds into the turnips. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Use a potato masher to mash turnips to desired consistency. Stir in the cream and mash again, blending well.
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Jul 12, 2007

I do not like to have to choose a rating when I change a recipe, but am forced to do so! Due to the fat content, I made changes and used low fat sour cream and margarine. It tasted pretty good. Caraway is an interesting combo with turnip.

Dec 18, 2008

A simple twist to a favourite sidedish of mine. Will definitely add this to my recipe box.


8 Ratings

Jan 11, 2013

I cut the turnips down to 3/4 lb and the caraway to 1 tsp and kept the other ingredients the same. This was a nice change from mashed potatoes and the caraway and butter tasted great with the turnip.

Jan 28, 2013

I made the recipe with turnips, and it was OK--not as sweet as it would have been with rutabagas.


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  • Calories
  • 113 kcal
  • 6%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 24 mg
  • 8%
  • Fat
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 3 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 197 mg
  • 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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