Turnip Stew


  • 3 large turnips, peeled and cubed
  • 1 acorn squash, peeled and cubed
  • 2 lbs pork stew meat
  • 1 c. lentils, any flavor
  • garlic powder
  • paprika
  • onion powder
  • course black pepper
  • water
  • 1 can sun dried diced tomatoes


Spray oil a large slow cooker. Peel and cube the turnips, place in bottom of cooker. Place the pork meat on top of turnips. Sprinkle the meat with garlic powder till covered well, same with the paprika and half as much of onion powder. Sprinkle to taste the pepper. Peel and cube the acorn squash and place on top of the meat. Pour on top the lentils. Add water till all is covered well.

Cook on low 5-6 hours. In the last 30 minutes add the tomatoes. Serves 12-15 with corn bread.

Turnip and Carrot Mash

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  • 3 turnips, peeled and cut in medium chunks
  • 1 small bag of carrots, cut in very small pieces
  • 3 Knorr chipotle cubes
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1 sm can evaporated milk, 5 oz.
  • 1 tbsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp course ground pepper
  • 1 can Hatch diced tomato and green chili(drained well)
  • (optional) 1 pkg fresh mushrooms, sauted

In a large pot, boil the carrots and turnips until the carrots are soft enough to mash.

Drain well and add all other ingredients, except mushroom.  Mash with a potato masher or hand mixer, till mashed liked mashed potatoes.  Stir in mushrooms and serve.