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This mashed turnips and sweet potatoes recipe is the perfect side dish for any meal!



  • 1 medium turnip, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 medium sweet potatoes (about 3/4 pound), peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces

  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

  • 1/2 cup diced onion

  • 1/4 cup finely chopped Italian parsley

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper

  • 1/4 cup shredded Swiss cheese


  1. Spray a 1-quart casserole with nonstick spray.

  2. Put steamer insert into a large pot, fill with potatoes and turnips. Add 2 cups

    water, cover and bring to boil. Steam until tender, about 15 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, in small skillet, sauté onion and parsley over medium heat in oil

    for 5 minutes.

  4. In large bowl, place tender turnips and potatoes and mash. Stir in onion,

    parsley and oil from pan. Season with salt and pepper.

  5. Preheat broiler. Add potato mixture to prepared casserole dish, pressing

    down evenly. Top with cheese and broil for 2 to 3 minutes until cheese is bubbly and lightly browned.

Serves 4.


Nutrition Facts  
Servings Per Recipe: 4  
Amounts Per Serving  
Calories: 143  
  % Daily Value
Total Fat: 6 g 9%
Saturated Fat: 2 g 8%
Cholesterol: 6 mg 2%
Sodium: 193 mg 8%
Carbohydrate: 20 g 7%
Dietary Fiber: 3 g 13%
Protein: 4 g 8%
Vitamin A 251%
Vitamin C 50%
Folacin 6%
Calcium 11%
Iron 5%
Potassium 8%

*The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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