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Turnip Casserole

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. Bake: 20 min.

Makes

4 servings

No holiday meal in our home is complete without this dish handed down by my Finnish grandmother. It makes an excellent complement to turkey, beef or ham. —Doris Hubert, East Killingly, Connecticut

Ingredients

  • 4 medium turnips, peeled and cubed
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Place turnips in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 15 minutes or until tender and drain. Transfer turnips to a bowl and mash. Add the egg, sugar, butter and salt.
  2. Transfer to a greased 1-qt. baking dish; sprinkle with cinnamon. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a thermometer reads 160°.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 192 calories, 10g fat (6g saturated fat), 76mg cholesterol, 479mg sodium, 25g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein.

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