Mashed Turnips with Caraway

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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30 m servings 113 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



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

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.


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  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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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...

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

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 t...

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

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