Stir turnips into the butter and garlic; cook and stir until just beginning to soften, 7 to 10 minutes. Then fry to remove some of the excess moisture. Drain, mash and then add 1/2 cup bread crumbs, saving rest for top. In the South, turnips are a good winter vegetable. You can eat the top for greens. Think of turnips to potatoes as Casey Affleck is to Ben -- not as popular, but just as good. Put the cubed turnips in a saucepan, and cover with water. Add … Add green onions, butter, garlic powder, and salt. Most food writers agree that turnips are a better substitute for mashed potatoes than that trendy veggie, cauliflower, as a … Mix together; pour into greased baking dish. If you limit your turnip consumption to occasionally ordering turnip greens at your local BBQ joint (even though you really want mac 'n' cheese), you really haven't seen how versatile they can be from soups to sides, roasted or mashed. Heat oven to 450°. For sauteed turnips: Chop up your turnips into 1″ cubes and cook them in a pan with olive oil, salt and pepper. Add egg, sugar, milk, salt and pepper to taste. How to Cook Turnips. Cook and stir garlic in melted butter until browned, about 5 minutes. Place eggs in … cook and additonal 5 minutes. But there is enduring wisdom is that little supermarket bottle — and a whole lot of oomph. Dot with butter and rest of crumbs. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook turnips until tender. Don’t forget about the tops, too. Although the dish pairing mashed turnips with potatoes likely has separate origins in various cultures, it’s probably best known by its Scottish name of clapshot. We really like the taste of turnip, both raw and cooked. It’s the sort of old-school cooking move that is sometimes frowned upon amid today’s predominant fresh-is-best philosophy. Next level. 2 pounds turnips. Cover and cook for 12 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water. Bring to a boil using high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until tender (about 15 minutes). In a large bowl or blender, combine eggs, sugars, salt, and spices. After the turnip was mashed (as you said, this leaves a texture some prefer), we fried a few slices of bacon in a pan until crispy, removed the bacon, and then added the mashed turnip. 1 tablespoon butter. Add cream and Parmesan cheese to the turnip mixture; bring to a simmer and cook, stirring regularly, until the liquid thickens, 10 to 15 minutes. 1 cup milk. Drain, cool, peel and chop. Most mashed potatoes are good, but mashed potatoes with a hearty dose of onion powder? Add to turnips, stirring until combined. when to Plant: Turnips have maturing times anywhere from 35 to 70 days. Beat well. dash pepper. Add turnips and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. Line a 9-inch pie plate with dough and set aside. Turnips (Brassica rapa) are easy to grow and good for high altitudes and chilly climates (but switch to rutabaga in the coldest zones). Add 1 1/4 cups water and bring to a boil. 1 tablespoon flour. Bake 45 minutes at 375 degrees. When done, put in serving bowl and crumble the cooked bacon across it. Place turnips in a large suacepan. Add the turnip greens at the end to wilt them in the pan, along with pieces of bacon or ham for extra flavor. 1/2 teaspoon salt. Peel the turnips, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes.