Amish-Style Turnips

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 1 hourDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 3 cups peeled and cubed turnips (1" cubes)
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 slice whole-wheat bread
  • 2 Tbsp. melted butter
  • 2 Tbsp. brown sugar
  • ½ cup low-fat milk
  • 1 large egg


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Place turnips in covered, microwave-safe dish with water; microwave on high for 10–15 minutes, until tender. Mash turnips and set aside.
  • Place bread in food processor. Using pulse setting, process until fine bread crumbs form. Add 1 tablespoon of the melted butter and pulse again. Set aside.
  • In medium bowl combine remaining tablespoon of melted butter, brown sugar, milk, and egg. Add cooked turnip; mix well.
  • Turn mixture into greased casserole dish and top with breadcrumbs. Bake uncovered for 30–35 minutes.