Turnip or Swede “Skirlie-Mirlie” Recipe Mashed Tatties & Neaps

turnip or swede skirlie-mirlie

Ingredients for Turnip or Swede “Skirlie-Mirlie”:

  •  1 lb (450 g) turnip or swede, diced
  • 1 lb (450 g) potatoes
  • Salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • A little milk
  • Finely chopped parsley or chives to garnish

Method for Turnip or Swede “Skirlie-Mirlie” :

  1. Cook the turnips or swede and the potatoes in boiling salted water and drain well.
  2. Heat the butter in a pan, add the turnips or swedes and potatoes and mash well, adding enough milk to give a creamy texture.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Spoon into a warmed serving bowl and sprinkle with the chopped parsley or chives.

This Turnip or Swede “Skirlie-Mirlie” Recipe serves 4. A “taste” of Scotland.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Chives, Recipes using Herbs, Vegetarian Recipes, Parsley, All Recipes, Potatoes, Swedes, Turnips
2 comments on “Turnip or Swede “Skirlie-Mirlie” Recipe Mashed Tatties & Neaps
  1. claire truman says:

    ground black pepper really inproves the flavour of the swede

  2. cate dougherty says:

    Husband on low cal low fat low carb diet grew up with skirlie. Thank you

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