Turnip and Potato Mash

Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

Serve this peppery replacement for mashed potatoes alongside seared steak.


  • 1 pound turnips (about 2 medium), peeled and diced large

  • 1 pound Yukon Gold potatoes (about 2 medium), peeled and diced large

  • 1 dried bay leaf

  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

  • 3 tablespoons sour cream

  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. In a medium saucepan, bring turnips, potatoes, and bay leaf to a boil in salted water over high; cook until vegetables are tender when pierced with a knife, 20 minutes. Drain, discard bay leaf, and return vegetables to pan. Add sour cream and butter, and mash until mostly smooth. Season to taste with salt and pepper.

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