Bacon Turnip Mash

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"Cooked and mashed turnip with savory bacon."
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servings 511 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 511 kcal
  • 26%
  • Fat:
  • 39.6 g
  • 61%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 23.2 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 92 mg
  • 31%
  • Sodium:
  • 1632 mg
  • 65%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  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.


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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...

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.

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