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




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

2/3 cup
76 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 9.6g; dietary fiber 2.5g; sugars 5.7g; fat 3.4g; saturated fat 1.8g; cholesterol 10.5mg; vitamin a iu 152.6IU; vitamin c 29.4mg; folate 23.5mcg; calcium 59.3mg; iron 0.5mg; magnesium 17.3mg; potassium 290.8mg; sodium 201.3mg.

2 vegetable, 1/2 fat