In this recipe, the humble turnip is transformed into a rich turnip soup made creamy with just 1 tablespoon of butter. Place turnips, potatoes, and onions in saucepan. Mash with potato masher. DIRECTIONS. ADDITIONS Once the soup is fully prepared, feel free to add sliced mushrooms, shredded chicken, cubes of ham, or even macaroni for a chunky … A potato adds to the creamy texture while the apple adds a very subtle fresh flavor. Ingredients. Serve it as a starter or side soup. The mini salad on top is optional, but we love … Cover with small amount of water and simmer until tender; drain. VEGGIES The turnips are the primary flavor in this recipe. SEASONINGS Salt & curry powder are added to the soup for an extra kick!.