Stolen Turnip Puree


8 medium white turnips
1/8 teaspoon ground caraway
3 medium yellow onions
5 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
1 teaspoon lemon juice
salt and pepper, to taste


Pare and slice turnips, and boil with caraway until tender, for about 20 minutes. Peel and chop onions, and saute them in half the butter. Add parsley, lemon juice, and seasonings to onions. When turnips are tender, drain and mash them with remaining butter. Place into a serving bowl, make a hollow, and fill this with the onion mixture.


Makes 4 servings.

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