Rich in vitamin C, these mashed turnips are flavored with reduced-fat cream cheese and chives. A perfect side dish for any meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Bring a large saucepan or pot of water to boiling; add cubed turnips. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, covered, about 25 minutes or until turnips are very tender. Drain well; return to the hot saucepan.

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  • Using a potato masher, mash turnips until nearly smooth. Add cream cheese; mash until combined.

  • Stir in garlic powder, pepper, and kosher salt. Serve warm. Top with chives.

Nutrition Facts

76 calories; protein 2.6g 5% DV; carbohydrates 9.6g 3% DV; dietary fiber 2.5g 10% DV; sugars 5.7g; fat 3.4g 5% DV; saturated fat 1.8g 9% DV; cholesterol 10.5mg 4% DV; vitamin a iu 152.6IU 3% DV; vitamin c 29.4mg 49% DV; folate 23.5mcg 6% DV; calcium 59.3mg 6% DV; iron 0.5mg 3% DV; magnesium 17.3mg 6% DV; potassium 290.8mg 8% DV; sodium 201.3mg 8% DV.