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Get Forked Friday: Roasted Mashed Turnips Recipe

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Roasted Mashed Turnips Recipe

My husband has Type 2 diabetes and little by little over the years as he has started getting worse and learning his lessons he has started cutting things out of his diet.. you know, the good things lol. As he does this I try to find delicious alternatives for him (And us as a family!) Right now, I'm obsessed with turnips! Roasted, Mashed, Pan fried, however you do them they are a delicious alternative to potatoes, so here is how to make them Mashed! (keep in mind its a lot like making mashed potatoes, but you need a lot less liquid)

What you need:

2 pounds Turnips Peeled
1/2 cup Heavy Cream
3 tablespoons butter
Salt and Pepper To Taste
2 teaspoons of olive oil

What to do:

Peel and quarter the turnips, Toss with salt and pepper and approx. 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Roast them until they're very tender when poked with a fork; Appox. 10 minutes in the oven at 350 Remove from the oven and mash (You can use a hand mixer or stand mixer if that is easier) Add the Heavy Cream, Butter, salt and Pepper Mix well. Keep in mind that Turnips aren’t going to be completely smooth like Mashed potatoes, but if you have a ricer you can use that to make it much smoother. This is such an easy and delicious alternative to potatoes!

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Maria-mills-benatAbout the Author: Maria Mills-Benat is a Port Orange-based chef and has started a service of offering in-home cooking classes. She has a passion for cooking for others and has been doing so professionally for 10 year. Read full bio here.

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