Roasted Garlic Potato and Turnip Mash Roasted Garlic Potato and Turnip Mash

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Slightly sweet and peppery turnips hold their own in this extra-creamy mash, adding a welcome hit of flavour to the classic comforting side. Make it ahead and simply pop the dish in the oven to reheat before your meal.

  • Portion size 12 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2014



Slice off top third of garlic head to expose cloves; drizzle with oil. Wrap in foil; bake in 375 F (190 C) oven until tender and golden, about 45 minutes. Let cool. Squeeze out cloves into bowl; mash until smooth. (Make-ahead: Refrigerate in airtight container for up to 2 days.)

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling water, cook potatoes for 7 minutes. Add turnips; cook until potatoes and turnips are tender, about 10 minutes. Drain; return to pot.

Mash potato mixture with garlic, sour cream, butter, green onions, salt and pepper until smooth. (Make-ahead: Spoon into 13- x 9-inch/3 L baking dish. Let cool to room temperature; cover and refrigerate for up to 24 hours. To reheat, let stand at room temperature for 1 hour; cover with foil and bake in 375 F/190 C oven for 1 hour.)

Nutritional facts per serving: about

  • Fibre 3 g
  • Sodium 299 mg
  • Sugars 3 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Calories 204.0
  • Total fat 8 g
  • Cholesterol 19 mg
  • Saturated fat 5 g
  • Total carbohydrate 31 g


  • Iron 5.0
  • Folate 9.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Vitamin A 7.0
  • Vitamin C 27.0
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Roasted Garlic Potato and Turnip Mash