19 Dec '16, 8am

Vegan Mashed Turnips: Lower Calorie, Low-Carb Alternative to the Potato Classic

Turnips make for a lighter (and paleo-friendly) alternative to regular mashed potatoes. There are 18 calories per cup of cubed turnip, compared to the 59 calories found in an equivalent serving of russet potatoes. The same cup of turnip contains 4.2 grams of carbohydrates, which is significantly less than the 13.5 grams of carbohydrates found in the equivalent serving of potato. Luckily, turnips can sub in for potatoes pretty seamlessly, because they take seasoning very well and hold their own when cooked (fried, boiled, baked, or broiled).

Full article: http://ecosalon.com/vegan-mashed-turnip-recipe-a-low-calo...

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