Mashed Sweet

SERVES: 4 | PREP TIME: 30 min


  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 medium For You® turnip, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1/2 cup diced For You® onion
  • 1/4 cup finely diced Italian parsley
  • Salt and pepper to taste*
  • ¼ cup shredded reduced fat Swiss or Gruyére cheese


  1. In large pot, place steamer filled with potatoes and turnips. Add 2 cups water, cover and bring to boil. Steam until tender, about 15 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, in small skillet, sauté onion and parsley over medium heat in oil for 5 minutes.
  3. In large bowl, place tender potatoes and turnips and mash with large fork. Stir in onion, parsley and oil from pan. Season mixture to taste with salt and pepper.
  4. Lightly coat baking dish with oil spray and add potato mixture, pressing down evenly.
  5. Top with cheese and broil for 2-3 minutes or until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.

Credit: Recipe courtesy of the American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR).