Maggie Mahoney's Turnips

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by chefwally

I don't know who Maggie was, I think I got this recipe years ago from Gourmet Magazine, it has been a holiday staple on my table. The best turnips I've tasted.

Top Review by Chef Kate

Having heard from Susie how rich these are, and not being a big bacon fan, I cut down on the bacon and the butter and used half & half. What a surprise! These are delicious! Nothing like the bitter turnip mash we ate as kids. Thank you, Wally!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Place turnips in stock pot, cover with water and bring to a boil.
  3. Saute onions in 2 Tablespoons butter till translucent.
  4. In another pan saute bacon till crisp.
  5. Using a ricer, rice turnips into another pot.
  6. Add onions, bacon, rest of butter, cream, maple syrup, garlic, salt and pepper.
  7. Stir to combine.
  8. Put in a casserole dish with four strips of uncooked bacon across the top.
  9. Bake for 1 hour.

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