Creamed Turnips

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


4 medium turnips, peeled and cubed
1 tablespoon sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1 cup milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
Chopped fresh parsley


Place turnips with water to cover in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Cover and cook 10 minutes. Add sugar; cook 5 minutes or until tender. Drain.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Stir in salt, pepper, and turnips. Transfer to a warm serving dish; sprinkle with parsley and serve.