Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1-1/2 pounds turnips (about 6 medium), peeled and sliced

  2. 1-1/2 teaspoons salt, divided

  3. 1/2 teaspoon sugar

  4. 1/2 cup butter, cubed

  5. 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  6. 2/3 cup milk

  7. 4 eggs, separated

  8. 3 bacon strips, cooked and crumbled

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Turnip Souffle Recipe photo by Taste of Home Place turnips, 1/2 teaspoon of salt and sugar in a saucepan; cover with water. Cover and cook until turnips are tender, about 15-20 minutes; drain well and mash (do not add milk or butter). Set aside.

  2. In another saucepan, melt butter; stir in the flour and remaining salt until smooth. Add milk; bring to a boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes. Beat egg yolks in a small bowl; gradually stir in 1/2 cup hot milk mixture. Return all to pan; cook and stir for 1 minute. Stir in turnips; remove from the heat. Beat egg whites until stiff peaks form; fold into batter. Spoon into a greased 11-in. x 7-in. glass baking dish. Sprinkle with bacon. Bake, uncovered, at 350° for 30 minutes or until golden brown. Yield: 6-8 servings.


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