What Are Some Basic Recipes for Cooking Rutabagas?

What Are Some Basic Recipes for Cooking Rutabagas?

What Are Some Basic Recipes for Cooking Rutabagas?

To make roasted rutabagas, begin by peeling and cubing 1 rutabaga. Toss the cubes with 3 tablespoons olive oil, and add salt and pepper to taste. Spread the rutabaga cubes out on a baking sheet, and roast at 425 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes. Toss the rutabaga cubes with 1/2 teaspoon apple cider vinegar and some chopped parsley, and serve.

To make mashed rutabagas, peel 2 pounds of rutabagas and cut them into large chunks. Place them in a large pot, and cover them with cold water. Add a few spoonfuls of salt to the pot, bring the water to a boil, and simmer for 30 to 40 minutes or until the rutabagas are tender. Drain off the water, and return the rutabagas to the pot. Use a potato masher to mash the rutabagas, creating a puree. Add 3 to 4 tablespoons of butter and a pinch of nutmeg, and stir well before serving.

To make rutabaga oven fries, peel a rutabaga and cut it into spears. Toss it with 1 teaspoon olive oil, 4 minced sprigs of rosemary, 3 minced cloves of garlic and salt to taste. Lay the spears out on a baking sheet, and bake for about 30 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.