Turnip Mash with Cheddar & Black Pepper

This is the Turnip Mash with Cheddar & Black Pepper recipe.

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cooking: 10 min - 15 min
Yields 4 servings
turnip mash with cheddar black pepper


  • 1 1/2 lb (675 g) turnip
  • 2 tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1/4 to 1/3 cup (60 mL to 80 mL) Milk
  • 1 cup (250 mL) Mild Canadian Cheddar grated
  • 1/3 cup (80 mL) unsalted butter
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Peel and cut turnip into small cubes. Cook in boiling salted water until tender, then drain well. Puree in a food processor with the oil and the milk until smooth.

Transfer to a clean pan and heat through. Beat in the Canadian Cheddar and 2 tbsp (30 mL) butter. Season with salt to taste. Transfer to a warm serving dish.

Melt remaining butter with cracked black pepper. Pour it over the puree and serve right away.


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Nutritional Information

per serving
Energy: 368 Calories
Protein: 10 g
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 32 g
Calcium: 25 % / 280 mg