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Mashed Turnips and Potatoes

Kids Can!

Depending on their skills, show kids how to:

  • Wash and dry vegetables
  • Mash potatoes


1⁄2 pound
turnips, peeled and diced
1 pound
potatoes, peeled and cubed
1⁄4 cup
light sour cream or buttermilk
1⁄2 teaspoon
1⁄4 teaspoon
1⁄2 teaspoon
garlic powder


  1. Boil turnips and potatoes in enough water to cover until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. Drain vegetables and mash.
  3. Stir in sour cream, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Serve hot.
  4. Refrigerate leftovers within 2 hours. 
Photo of Mashed Turnips and Potatoes
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Makes: 3 cups
Nutrition Facts: View Label
Last updated: 01/15/20

1 Comments for "Mashed Turnips and Potatoes"

Doubled this recipe using 1/4 cup of both light sour cream and buttermilk as I couldn't decide which to use. Turned out great and everyone loved it!