Creamy Turnip and Carrot Mash

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This creamy turnip and carrot mash is vegan, dairy-free, paleo and keto friendly, making it a favourite side to any entree. Turnip is one of the top superfoods we often forget about. It has a rich nutritional value comprising of vitamins K, A, C, E, B1, B3, B5, B6, B2 and folate. When it comes to minerals turnip includes manganese, fiber, potassium, magnesium, iron, calcium and copper. But it doesn’t stop here, this tasty vegetable is also a good source of phosphorus, omega-3 fatty acids and protein. Including this healthy vegetable in your diet will promote good health. Did I mention this creamy mash is super tasty and a nice change to basic mashed potatoes

Ingredients

  • 1 large turnip, peel and cut into cubes
  • 4 medium carrots, peel and cut into chunks
  • 160 ml can unsweetened coconut cream (about 2/3 cup)
  • 1/4 tsp. GF ground nutmeg
  • Pure sea salt and GF coarsely ground black pepper to taste
  • Garnish; fresh chopped parsley
  • Instructions

  • Place turnips and carrots into a large pot filled with salted water. Cover and cook over medium heat for 20 - 25 minutes, until tender
  • Drain and mash. (do not discard the water, it makes tasty vegetable stock)
  • Add coconut cream and nutmeg. Using a high-speed mixer whip up the mash until creamy and fluffy. Season with salt and pepper.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley


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