A mixture of boiled root vegetables--turnips, carrots, parsnips and onion--are cooked until tender and mashed just like potatoes. This tasty side dish is a healthy and beautiful addition to any meal.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a Dutch oven combine turnips, carrots, parsnips and onion. Add enough water to cover. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain well. Return vegetables to the hot pan. Mash vegetables with a potato masher while adding the butter, milk, salt and pepper. Vegetables should still have plenty of texture and not be completely smooth. Divide among four serving plates.

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Nutrition Facts

167 calories; protein 3g 6% DV; carbohydrates 27g 9% DV; exchange other carbs 2; dietary fiber 7g 28% DV; sugars 11g; fat 6g 9% DV; saturated fat 4g 20% DV; cholesterol 15mg 5% DV; vitamin a iu -1IU; vitamin c -1mg -2% DV; folate -1mcg; calcium -1mg; iron -1mg -6% DV; magnesium -1mg; potassium -1mg; sodium 460mg 18% DV; thiamin -1mg -100% DV.