Mashed Turnips Print Recipe Mashed Turnips Servings servings Ingredients 1 1/2 - 2 turnips about 5-6 turnipssalt1/2 cup milk or cream Servings servings Ingredients 1 1/2 - 2 turnips about 5-6 turnipssalt1/2 cup milk or cream Instructions Peel the turnips and cut them into large, even pieces. Put the turnip pieces into a pot with water and some salt. Bring to a boil and cook on medium until they are easily pierced with a fork, about 10-15 minutes. Drain the turnips and let them sit in the pot for a few minutes, so steam can escape. Add some milk, starting with 1/4 cup, and mash. Add more milk until you like the consistency. Add salt as needed. Recipe Notes Add some butter for a more creamy mash.