Mashed Turnips and Rutabagas

Add a liberal sprinkling of spices to mashed vegetables (including potatoes), and you can easily serve a side that will delight.

1 pound turnips, peeled and diced
1 pound rutabagas, peeled and diced
1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon coarse grind {black pepper}
plus one of the following:
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1 tablespoon caraway seeds
1 teaspoon thyme
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon chives
1 tablespoon parsley
1 teaspoon onion powder
Boil turnips and rutabagas until tender, about 20 minutes.

Drain. Combine in a bowl with remaining ingredients and mash. Serve immediately.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 15 min

Cook Time: 20 min

Servings: 4 to 6

From: Spice Savvy

Chef Suggestions
Top with sauteed onions.