This comforting fall side dish is a twist on classic mashed potatoes, using turnips and apples along with a bit of cinnamon and nutmeg, for a sweet, nutty flavor.
Yield: 6 servings
8 small white turnips (about 1 pound, scrubbed and julienned)
2 medium Granny Smith apples, peeled and julienned
1 tablespoon butter, unsalted
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
½ teaspoon Kosher salt
½ teaspoon freshly ground pepper
⅛ teaspoon ground cinnamon
⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1. Bring a pot of water to a boil.
2. Add turnips, reduce heat to a simmer, and cook for 5 to 6 minutes, until the turnips are very tender.
3. Drain and place in a food processor with the remaining ingredients. Pulse until smooth.
4. Transfer the mixture to a heated serving dish and serve.
Nutrition Facts Per Serving: (approx ½ cup) 70 calories, 2 g total fat, 1 gram saturated fat, 0 trans fat, 1 g protein, 13 g total carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 8 g sugar, 5 mg cholesterol, 210 mg sodium
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