In the South, turnips are a good winter vegetable. Think of turnips to potatoes as Casey Affleck is to Ben -- not as popular, but just as good. 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. Add the turnip greens at the end to wilt them in the pan, along with pieces of bacon or ham for extra flavor. Most food writers agree that turnips are a better substitute for mashed potatoes than that trendy veggie, cauliflower, as a … Put the cubed turnips in a saucepan, and cover with water. Peel the turnips, and cut into 1/2-inch cubes. Add … Mix together; pour into greased baking dish. Beat well. Add to turnips, stirring until combined. Add green onions, butter, garlic powder, and salt. When done, put in serving bowl and crumble the cooked bacon across it. cook and additonal 5 minutes. We really like the taste of turnip, both raw and cooked. Heat oven to 450°. Add turnips and cook until tender but still firm, about 15 minutes. 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. 1 tablespoon flour. In a large bowl or blender, combine eggs, sugars, salt, and spices. 1 cup milk. Place eggs in … Then fry to remove some of the excess moisture. when to Plant: Turnips have maturing times anywhere from 35 to 70 days. Most mashed potatoes are good, but mashed potatoes with a hearty dose of onion powder? You can eat the top for greens. For sauteed turnips: Chop up your turnips into 1″ cubes and cook them in a pan with olive oil, salt and pepper. Bake 45 minutes at 375 degrees. Place turnips in a large suacepan. But there is enduring wisdom is that little supermarket bottle — and a whole lot of oomph. dash pepper. Bring to a boil using high heat, then reduce heat and simmer until tender (about 15 minutes). Drain, cool, peel and chop. Stir turnips into the butter and garlic; cook and stir until just beginning to soften, 7 to 10 minutes. Don’t forget about the tops, too. Cook turnips until tender. Cover and cook for 12 minutes. 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. How to Cook Turnips. 1/2 teaspoon salt. Dissolve cornstarch in 1/4 cup water. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Next level. 2 pounds turnips. Add 1 1/4 cups water and bring to a boil. Drain, mash and then add 1/2 cup bread crumbs, saving rest for top. 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. Cook and stir garlic in melted butter until browned, about 5 minutes. 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