Classic mashed potatoes get a healthy twist when you add turnips, a cruciferous vegetable that's rich in vitamin C. Turnips provide a touch of sweetness, while a savory leek topping completes this simple, easy side dish., September 2022


Credit: Ali Redmond

Recipe Summary

10 mins
40 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add potatoes and turnips. Adjust heat to maintain a lively simmer; cook until soft and tender, 25 to 30 minutes. 

  • Meanwhile, heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add leek and soy sauce; cook, stirring frequently, until fragrant and tender, 3 to 4 minutes.

  • Drain the vegetables and transfer to a large bowl. Add cream cheese and salt; mash until creamy and smooth. Top with the leeks.

Nutrition Facts

about 3/4 cup
143 calories; protein 3g; carbohydrates 23g; dietary fiber 3g; sugars 3g; fat 5g; saturated fat 2g; mono fat 2g; cholesterol 10mg; vitamin a iu 230IU; vitamin b3 niacin 1mg; vitamin c 19mg; vitamin e iu 1IU; folate 28mg; vitamin k 6mg; sodium 280mg; calcium 44mg; iron 1mg; magnesium 32mg; phosphorus 83mg; potassium 549mg; zinc 1mg; niacin equivalents 2mg; selenium 2mcg.