Mashed Turnips

SERVES: 5 | PREP TIME: 30 min


  • 1 T. margarine made with olive oil
  • 1 T. chopped For You® Onion
  • 5 C. For You® Turnips, boiled, drained and mashed
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1/8 tsp. ground pepper
  • 1/8 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 2 large eggs (separate white and yolk)


  1. In a skillet, melt butter, add onion, and stir-fry until a delicate brown.
  2. Add mashed turnip, salt, sugar, pepper, and cayenne. Mix well.
  3. Beat egg yolks and add to mixture.
  4. Fold in stiffly beaten egg whites.
  5. Put in a greased casserole dish and bake in a hot oven at 400F/200C for 20 to 25 minutes.

Credit: Produce for Better Health Foundation.

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