Rusty's Creamed Turnips
Prep: 10 min, Cook: 10 min.
- 1-1/4 lbs. rutabagas or turnips, peeled and shredded
- 1/4 tsp. baking soda
- 1 Tbs. unsalted butter
- 1/4 cup light cream
Place turnips in a heavy nonreactive saucepan with just enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Remove from heat and quickly stir in baking soda to remove bitterness. Drain turnips. Rinse under running water and drain again. Return to saucepan. Add butter, cream and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer over medium heat 3-4 minutes.
Per serving: calories 124, fat 7.8g, 54% calories from fat, cholesterol 24mg, protein 2.2g, carbohydrates 12.9g, fiber 2.6g, sugar 5.5g, sodium 63mg, diet points 3.1.
Dietary Exchanges: Milk: 0.0, Vegetable: 2.6, Fruit: 0.0, Bread: 0.0, Lean meat: 0.0, Fat: 1.5, Sugar: 0.0, Very lean meat protein: 0.0
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