Turnip Puff

Source: Kathie Ostrander (1981)
Prep time: 20 minutesCooking time: 50 minutesTotal time: 1 1⁄6 hours


1 lb
turnips (4 medium)
2 T
butter (or margarine)
eggs (slightly beaten)
1 c
soft bread crumbs
1 T
onion (finely chopped)
1 T
snipped parsley (may omit)
3 T
1 t
1 t
lemon juice


Peel and cube turnips (should have about 3 cups). Cook turnips, covered in small amount boiling salted water until tender. Drain, add butter and mash. In bowl, combine remaining ingredients. Add mashed turnips. Pour into ungreased 3- to 4-cup casserole, uncovered. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes, or until set. Garnish with sprig of parsley “chust for nice.”