Turnips were a popular dish in Britain and Continental Europe. It is regaining popularity for those looking for low carb alternative to potatoes. This particular dish was served as a side dish on the Titanic in 2nd Class.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Edwardian, Victorian
Cook Time 25minutes
Total Time 25minutes
2 lbs. turnips
2 tbsp. butter
2 tbsp. honeyfor Keto substitute liquid Stevia
1/4 tsp. ground cardamom
1/2 cup milkheated (reduce fat content by using 1% or skim milk)
1/2 tsp. each salt and pepper
Peel turnips and cut into chunks; place in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer for 25 to 30 minutes or until fork-tender.
Drain well and transfer to food processor; add butter, honey, and cardamom; process until smooth. With motor running, gradually pour in heated milk, salt and pepper.
Continue to process until turnips are light and creamy.
* You can easily substitute whipping cream with more health conscious alternatives which won’t sacrifice taste: unsweetened soy milk, fat free half and half, non fat evaporated milk.