Mashed Autumn Vegetables with Bacon and Scallions Recipe | @Atkins

Mashed Autumn Vegetables with Bacon and Scallions Recipe

Atkins Mashed Autumn Vegetables with Bacon and Scallions
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 12 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 4
Difficulty: Difficult
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  • 1 1/2 lb Turnips
  • 3 sweetpotato, 5" long Sweetpotato, fresh
  • 4 medium slice (yield after cooking) Bacon
  • 1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 0 1/8 tsp Cinnamon
  • 0 1/8 tsp Salt
  • 0 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 2 small (3" long) Scallions or Spring Onions


  1. Put turnips and sweet potatoes in a large saucepan fitted with steamer basket with just enough water to clear the bottom of the basket. Cover and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low and steam vegetables until very tender, 10-12 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels and coarsely crumble. Reserve drippings.
  3. Drain vegetables and return to saucepan. Beat with an electric mixer or mash with a potato masher until fairly smooth. Add butter and bacon drippings. Stir in cinnamon, salt and pepper.
  4. Spoon into a serving dish and top with diced scallions and crumbled bacon.

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