Neeps and Tatties in Scotland

“Neeps and Tatties” are the terms for Turnips and Potatoes which is a famous Scottish mashed potatoes dish. In America, we have “tater tots” (potato-er) and in Scotland, they have tatties! We loved neeps and tatties and haggis! IMG_2178


1 lb potatoes (tatties)

1 tablespoon chopped chives

a little garlic

1 lb. turnips (neeps)

1 tablespoon of butter

dash of salt and pepper

Peel the potatoes and cut into chunks or cubes. Boil in lightly salted water. Cook for 20 minutes and drain well.

Peel the turnips and cut into small chunks. Boil and  cook for  20 minutes until tender, then drain.

mash the cooked neeps and tatties together in the same bowl .

Add salt, pepper, butter.  (Or white pepper)

Garnish with  chopped chives.

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