Root Vegetable Mash

Root Vegetable Mash

Ingredients

  • 4 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 8 cups peeled and coarsely chopped root vegetables such as carrots, celery root, parsnips and/or turnips
  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground white pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 4 green onions, chopped (about 1/3 cup)

Directions

  1. In medium sauce pot, add garlic, vegetables and enough salted water to cover; heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cover and simmer 20 to 22 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  2. Drain vegetables. In same sauce pot, heat butter, cream, salt, pepper and nutmeg to simmering over medium heat; return vegetables to sauce pot. With potato masher, mash vegetables until slightly chunky. Heat through over medium heat, stirring occasionally.
  3. Serve topped with green onions.
  4. Makes about 6 cups.