- Omit the turnip and add 2 pounds peeled, chopped parsnips.
- Omit the turnip and add 1 week, cut into 1-inch pieces, and 2 onions, peeled and chopped.
Add the leekand onions after the potatoes have cooked for 10 minutes to avoid overcooking.
- Omit the turnip and add a 2-pound winter squash, peeled and chopped. - Add 6 peeled whole garlic cloves to the pot with the potatoes and turnips for a garlic-flavored dish.