Grandmas Turnip Puff

By • May 23, 2012 2 Comments

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Author Notes: This has evolved, over 3 generations, into a family tradition at any big family dinner.mitch99

Serves six

  • 2 cups enough turnip to make 2 cups after it is boiled and mashed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 cup soft bread crumbs
  • 2 eggs beaten
  • handfuls dry bread crumbs -Panko preferred
  1. remove outer wax layer from the turnip and cut into cubes boil until tender, drain and mash the turnip let cool until just warm
  2. in a small mixing bowl combine turnip, eggs, 2 tbsp butter, sugar, salt and pepper to taste fold in soft bread crumbs and combine well put into a small baking dish, dot with remaining tbsp of butter and sprinkle dry bread crumbs on top bake at 350 degrees F for 40 minutes

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over 2 years ago Fig and Quince

I've gone from despising turnips (& refusing to even look at them) to really falling in like with them and enjoy trying them every which way but had never heard of nor would have imagined something like your Grandmas Turnip Puff. Sounds and looks amazing. I MUST TRY it! (And now what to do with that half-eaten stale baguette.)


over 3 years ago Jenifer Mangione Vogt

This really looks delicious. I'm a big fan of turnips, but I never know exactly what do to with them. I'm excited to try this recipe. Good luck in the contest - you'd get my vote.