Root Vegetable MashdownloadEmail This Post
Root Vegetable Mash

Prep: 20 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes • Serves: 8

4garlic cloves, peeled
8 cups peeled and coarsely chopped root vegetables such as carrots, celery root, parsnips and/or turnips
6 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2cup heavy cream
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
4 green onions, chopped (about 1/3 cup)

1.In medium saucepot, add garlic, vegetables and enough salted water to cover; heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer 20 to 22 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.

2.Drain vegetables. In same saucepot, heat butter, cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg to simmering over medium heat; return vegetables to saucepot. With potato masher, mash vegetables until slightly chunky. Heat through over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Serve topped with green onions. Makes about 6 cups.

Approximate nutritional values per serving:
195 Calories, 14g Fat (9g Saturated), 43mg Cholesterol,
384mg Sodium, 16g Carbohydrate, 4g Fiber, 2g Protein

Dietitian’s tip:
> Mash doesn’t have to be all about potatoes. This recipe is perfect as a Thanksgiving side dish, or try it underneath your favorite stew.


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