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Turnip Puff – A Delicious Turnip Recipe

Turnip Puff – A Delicious Turnip Recipe
I will never be able to eat Turnip Puff without thinking of Nana. Basically, that means I will always make this even if I may be the only one that eats it (Dewey is stubborn in his hatred for turnips).
It has turned many a turnip hater into a card carrying turnip puff lover. I’m not sure how it happens but there is something in this recipe that makes the average, boring turnip worthy of a spot at Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner. Yes, there really is a delicious turnip recipe….who knew?
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I can hear you now “But, I HATE turnips!” All I can say is…make turnip puff at least once. It is just that good. Oh and you can use either turnips or rutabagas. Either works. And make sure that you make those dishes that remind you of someone you have loved and lost. It keeps them alive in your heart. It also makes me what someone might make to remember me one day. Something that makes you go “Hmmmmmmm!”
A delicious turnip recipe
It’ll go perfectly with your holiday turkey and I guarantee someone will ask for the recipe. Yep, it’s that delicious! Enjoy!

Turnip Puff – A Delicious Turnip Recipe

Turnip Puff Recipe

Turnip Puff

Yield: 8
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

Who knew that turnips could be delicious? Turnip Puff is the only turnip recipe you will ever need. Even turnip haters love it!

Ingredients

  • 6 cups cubed turnips, or rutabaga
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 Tbsp flour
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • pinch of nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup fine bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp melted butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Butter a medium size casserole dish.
  2. Boil turnip in a medium saucepan until tender.
  3. Drain and mash.
  4. Add butter and egg and mix well.
  5. Combine flour, brown sugar, baking powder, salt, pepper and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  6. Mix into the turnip mixture.
  7. Pour turnip mixture into buttered casserole dish.
  8. Combine bread crumbs and melted butter. Spread evenly over turnip mixture.
  9. Bake for 25 minutes or until light brown on top.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 8
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 137Saturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 56mgSodium: 400mgCarbohydrates: 15gFiber: 2gSugar: 5gProtein: 3g
Recipe Notes: This recipe serves ~6.  It doubles well and the leftovers reheat well.  I give this two thumbs up but Dewey & Evan not so much.  Many people who go to Nana’s have commented that this is soooo good that they can’t believe it has turnips in it.
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