Garlic Mashed Roots

Number of Servings: 8 (174 g)
Active Time: 15 Minutes
Total Time: 15 Minutes

Potatoes aren’t the only roots worth mashing. Turnips and parsnips add a complexity to the flavor that you’ll love. Using Greek yogurt in place of the more traditional butter and sour cream boosts the flavor and reduces the fat content of traditional mashed potatoes.


  • 1 medium sized turnip, peeled and cubed
  • 2 large parsnips, peeled and cubed
  • 4 medium red potatoes, cubed
  • 4 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 fresh ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup skim milk
  • 6 ounces plain, non-fat Greek yogurt


  1. Preheat oven to 400 Degrees Fahrenheit. Spread vegetables and garlic on a baking sheet and roast until tender.
  2. Transfer to bowl and mash with yogurt, salt, pepper and milk. Add extra milk if needed to achieve desired texture.

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 174 g

Amount per serving
Calories 110
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.5g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 190mg 8%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 16g
Protein 5g
Vitamin D 0.1mcg 0%
Calcium 58.7mg 4%
Iron 1mg 6%
Potassium 640mg 15%
Vitamin A 5.3mcg 0%
Vitamin C 16.4mg 20%
Vitamin E 0.3mg 0%
Vitamin K 8mcg 6%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 8%
Niacin 1.9mg 15%
Vitamin B6 0.3mg 10%
Folate 37.6mcg 9%
Vitamin B12 0.2mcg 8%
Biotin 0.2mcg 0%
Chloride 18mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 122.9mg 10%
Iodine 1.8mcg 2%
Magnesium 34.9mg 8%
Zinc 0.7mg 10%
Selenium 3.5mcg 8%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.3mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 2mcg 4%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Potatoes, Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt (skim Milk, Active Bacterial Culture, Vitamin As Palmitate, Vitamin D3), Parsnips, Turnips, Skim Milk, Garlic, Salt, Black Pepper.

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