Mashed Autumn Vegetables with Bacon and Scallions Recipe
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Phase: Phase 4
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
- 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.
- Meanwhile, cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels and coarsely crumble. Reserve drippings.
- 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.
- Spoon into a serving dish and top with diced scallions and crumbled bacon.
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