Turnip Mashed Potatoes

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
15 min

Yield:
8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 6 large red new potatoes, skin on
  • 2 large turnips, peeled
  • 1/2 cup cream, heated
  • 8 tablespoons (1 stick) butter, melted
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Salt and pepper
Directions

Slice potatoes and turnips 1/4-inch thick. Cook in boiling water for 15 minutes or until fork-tender. Drain. Whip unpeeled cooked potatoes and turnips with electric mixer, mixing until moderately smooth (don't overbeat them; a few lumps are nice). Add hot cream, butter, and sour cream. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Whip again until blended. Adjust thickness by adding more cream, if desired.


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Meh.....thought @ first I was being a little critical with my thoughts but if you read reviews, EVERYONE has tweaked/added their own ideas......so how good can the recipe be then? Well, I'd rather stick to straight mashed Turnip and straight mashed potatoes. This was too soupy, bland, not a big deal. And to give mashed potatoes a real flavor boost one need to salt the water heavily during cooking.....wished I would have thought to do that first. It really makes a dif. Will not make again.<br /> item not reviewed by moderator and published
Turnips and potatoes go wonderful together! Here are some modifications I did: Instead of sour cream used a couple scoops of greek yogurt (really great flavor!, I only used 2-3 tbsp of butter and I used a little whole milk instead of cream. Watch out not to add too much milk or cream because the turnips are watery and you can end up with soupy mashed potatoes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made this recipe and it was very good. I did add 1 more small red potato and 2 very large turnips. If I make this again, I would add another small turnip. Couldn't really taste the turnip flavor. Make sure you salt the water liberally and add more salt and pepper after whipping. That enhanced the taste. I cooked the turnips and potatoes separately and just cut them in equal size chunks. I'm not good with mandolines. But they did come out really good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I have used turnips off and on in my mashed potatoes since 1978.. and this one with the addition of the sour cream is yummy. Thanks, Paula. I also have used unflavored Greek Yogurt in place OF the sour cream, if I dont have the sour cream. Still gives a creaminess even though it doesnt have a distinct flavor of the sour cream. : item not reviewed by moderator and published
"O" MY just wonderful. Great and give a different wonderful replacement for mashed potatoes. We all loved it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These were sooo delicious. I don't know if I want to know the calorie count, but definitely the tastiest mashed potatoes I've ever made (and mashed potatoes are my all-time favorite comfort food). item not reviewed by moderator and published
I just made these mashed potatoes and I can't get over how delicious they were!! They were a HUGE hit amongst the family. This recipe is simple but AWESOME!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Well...I thought it was missing some thing so before we sat down and ate dinner me and the folks added more salt and pepper...but me and my mom are butter freaks so we thought it needed butter unfortunately my step dad wouldn't let us any-who it was absolutely scrumptious!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These are the best mashed potatoes I have ever had. The portions were perfect and using a mixer made them perfectly fluffy. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Fantastic dish! Love Paulas cooking, usually cut back on her amount of butter, but not this one... whole stick! If you are going to make mashes potatoes, make em right item not reviewed by moderator and published
these were a great change. i really liked them as did my family. served with grilled chicken and a side salad and it was a GREAT meal. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I made this as a side dish for my New Year's dinner. I live in the South and this is perfect to accompany my usual ham, black eyed peas and collards!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I followed the recipe as it is and it turned out so yummy, my husband liked it too and even requested to pack the leftover for work the next day. Thanks for sharing this delicious recipe. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Mashed potatoes, turnip, sour cream, butter, cream. What's not to like. There is nothing like mashed potatoes with sour cream and butter. I have been making them that way for years. When you do it, do it right. Just don't eat it every day. The turnips make it a really different and interesting dish. Try baking it for a while in the oven after mashing everything. So good. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I tried it and I didn't like it as much as I thought. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I love this recipe, even though I modified it a little by using Idaho potatoes peeled. It was so tasty! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made this dish for some friends and they could not stop talking about it. Love it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very tasty, creamy and delicious. I will be using this recipe when making mashed potatoes moving forward. THANKS Paula! item not reviewed by moderator and published
incredible....sour cream is the secret! item not reviewed by moderator and published
my family loved this dish item not reviewed by moderator and published
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wanted something extra to mash potatoes...kids love the flavor..wow turnips for kids ..who would have thought item not reviewed by moderator and published
MY MOM HAD THIS RECIPE, BUT USED RUTAGAS INSTEAD, WHEN I WAS A KID. I LOVED THEM, AND I KNOW I'LL LOVE THESE! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is the only way I'll eat turnips! Boy...this was good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
These mashed potatoes were just so delectable and delicious (sinful as Paula would say!) You must try these!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a great recipe for low-carb eating (if you follow it and especially if you change the ratio to 2/3 thirds turnips to 1/3 potato - or no potatoes at all). Add garlic, cheese, any flavorings and you feel like you're eating a sinful helping of mashed potatoes! love it! item not reviewed by moderator and published
I grow turnips but could never get my kids to eat them. I made these this past easter and the kids ate them up. I love them and you will too. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband and daughter and I all liked these easy to prepare mashed potatoes with a twist. item not reviewed by moderator and published
These potatoes were delicious. Everyone at Easter dinner loved them, including my Mom who usually doesn't like anything "new" item not reviewed by moderator and published
Made these according to the recipe until I got to the smashin' part, I added clarified butter and the sour cream and mashed them..then tasted them for salt and just never got around to adding the cream. These are absolutely outstanding: creamy, savory, fluffy with body and style. The turnip and sour cream add so much flavor, thank you, Paula! I don't think we'll ever make regular old mashed potatoes again! item not reviewed by moderator and published
a nice change from plain old mashed potatoes. item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband does not like mashed potatoes but he loves these. Have fixed them several times and everyone just loved them. I highly recommend them. I did not use quite as much butter as the recipe calles for but add more to warm up left overs. item not reviewed by moderator and published
This is a scrumptious change to mashed potatoes !!!! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This will surprise everyone, turnips never tasted so good! item not reviewed by moderator and published
Even though I didn't add in the turnips, I still couldn't believe how good it was! Awesome! item not reviewed by moderator and published
This recipe was awesome. I slipped it in on my kids and they had no idea that I had changed my mashed potatoes by adding the turnips. The best part is they were still yummy on the second and third day. Recipes yields a lot of potatoes! It was just delicious and I'm making them for Thanksgiving instead of my usual recipe. Thanks Paula--You ROCK! :-) item not reviewed by moderator and published
the mashed potatoes were sooo different with a slight taste of turnips tastes like my mom's country cooking item not reviewed by moderator and published
I modified this a bit, as it seems I do with all of her recipes...one large turnip, four good-sized potatoes...and it still was a lil' turnip-y! Wonderful, though. Creamy and delgitful, but a tad bland...salt and pepper seemed to do the trick, but my boyfriend still gave it only 2.5 stars. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Excelent !! My husband even ate them with cour cream item not reviewed by moderator and published
My husband loved these and he thought he didn't like turnip. Thanks Paula. By the way, we all love you. item not reviewed by moderator and published

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