Mom's Turnips

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Boiled turnips are mashed with crumbled bacon, bacon fat and brown sugar in this side dish to serve with turkey.

INGREDIENTS (for 1 servings):


  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Add turnips; cook until tender but still firm. Drain, and transfer to a large bowl to cool.
  • Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Crumble and set aside. Reserve bacon fat.
  • In the large bowl, combine turnips, bacon, reserved bacon fat and brown sugar. Mix together and serve.