Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 20 mins

I got this recipe from the Heritage Quilters. Boy was I surprised to find out this delicious soup had turnips as one of the main ingredients. I am one of the first people to turn my nose up at turnips but this soup will surprise you.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place turnips, potatoes, and onions in saucepan.
  2. Cover with small amount of water and simmer until tender; drain.
  3. Mash with potato masher.
  4. Add butter.
  5. Mix flour with 1/4 cup milk.
  6. Add to mixture and blend well.
  7. Add chicken stock.
  8. Mix thoroughly.
  9. Return to heat and bring to a boil.
  10. remove from heat and add remaining 3/4 cup milk.
  11. Reheat to serving temperature taking care not to boil.
  12. Garnish with your choice of parsley, bacon or croutons.
Most Helpful

Let's start by saying that I don't like turnips, but I had some that needed to be used, so I tried this soup recipe. It was surprisingly good, rather like a light potato soup. I would recommend this to anyone who likes turnips. It's also very easy.

jinglebird_2000 December 05, 2007

Very lovely. I think it tasted wonderful. I put bacon and dried parsley on it. I think it's especially good since I'm trying to diet, and it's only 86 calories (that is, if the nutritional facts on the left are correct)

JumpingHorses June 18, 2007

I am the only one in my family that likes trunips so I was a little surprised that my family liked it enough to have a 2nd bowl. It is easy to prepare and I used the suggested topping ingredients, croutons, crumbled bacon and parsley. My soup didn't thicken like I thought it would so next time I would add a little more flour. Thanks Kaykwilts. Bullwinkle.

bullwinkle June 18, 2005