Chrissy's Fake Mashed Potatoes
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Chrissy's Fake Mashed Potatoes

Submitted by: Coach Taryn

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 1 Hour

Servings: 6

Turnips + beans = fake mashed potatoes!


    1 head garlic

    1 tsp. extra virgin olive oil

    3 tbsp. butter

    1/2 lrg. yellow onion

    1 lrg. turnips, fresh, organic

    28 oz. cannellini beans

    1/2 c. chicken stock

    sea salt & black pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 400ºF.

Cut off the top 1/2-inch of the garlic. Drizzle the top of the garlic with a small amount of olive oil, and wrap the entire head up. Roast it for one hour, until the cloves are soft and a little caramelized. Set aside until the garlic is cool enough to handle.

Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add onion (peeled and finely diced) and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened and a bit browned (about 20 minutes).

Steam the turnip (peeled and chopped into large chunks) until it's cooked through (you can pierce the turnip with a knife with no resistance), about 10 minutes.

When the onions are browned, add the beans, stock (or substitute water), and a little salt to the saucepan. Add the steamed turnip. Gently squeeze the roasted garlic cloves into the pot (only the cloves - keep the garlic "paper" out). Stir it all up, and let it bubble for 2-3 minutes.

Puree the mixture until it's completely smooth (using a wand blender or food processor). Season with salt and pepper before serving.