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

Diabetic Living Magazine


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

  • 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; 3.4 g total fat; 1.8 g saturated fat; 10 mg cholesterol; 201 mg sodium. 291 mg potassium; 9.6 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 6 g sugar; 2.6 g protein; 153 IU vitamin a iu; 29 mg vitamin c; 24 mcg folate; 59 mg calcium; 17 mg magnesium;