These potatoes were excellent, but severely overshadowed by the lamb on the table. Poor little lonely potatoes. The recipe is adapted from this one originally in Gourmet. We felt a one-to-one ratio of potatoes to turnips would be too high and wanted to add a bit of milk to make the dish creamier.
Mashed Turnips and Potatoes with Horseradish
- 2 1/2 lbs Russet potatoes
- 1 lb turnips
- 4 tbsp unsalted butter
- 1/2 cup chopped parsley
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1/4 cup bottled horseradish
Peel and boil potatoes and turnips together (whole is fine) until fork tender. Mash with butter, buttermilk, and horseradish. Stir in parsley and salt and pepper to taste.