Turnip & butternut smash

Turnip & butternut smash

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Prep: 15 mins Cook: 15 mins

Easy

Serves 4
For an alternative to mashed potato or served with another potato dish, try crushing up root vegetables with plenty of butter and nutmeg

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal190
  • fat11g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs20g
  • sugars9g
  • fibre5g
  • protein3g
  • salt0.3g
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Ingredients

  • 1 large turnip, cut into chunks
    Turnips

    Turnip

    tern-ip

    Turnips are creamy-white with a lovely purple, red or greenish upper part where the taproot has…

  • 1 small butternut squash, cut into chunks
  • 2 medium potato, cut into chunks
    Potato

    Potato

    po-tate-oh

    The world's favourite root vegetable, the potato comes in innumerable varieties. A member of…

  • 2 tbsp milk

    Milk

    mill-k

    One of the most widely used ingredients, milk is often referred to as a complete food. While cow…

  • 50g butter
    Butter

    Butter

    butt-err

    Butter is made when lactic-acid producing bacteria are added to cream and churned to make an…

  • good grating nutmeg

Method

  1. Put the vegetables in a large pan, cover with water and bring to the boil. Simmer for 15 mins or until the vegetables are very tender, then drain.

  2. Leave the vegetables to steam dry in a colander for a few mins, then return to the pan. Add the milk, butter and nutmeg, then season. Crush the vegetables to a chunky mash and serve.

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