Mashed Rutabaga

Mashed Rutabaga

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 94.9
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.8 mg
  • Sodium: 39.0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 15.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.8 g
  • Protein: 2.3 g

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Good alternative to mashed potatoes Good alternative to mashed potatoes
Number of Servings: 4


    1 large rutabaga (about 1 lb.)
    1 tbsp. unsalted butter
    salt & pepper to taste


Rutabaga has a sweet, creamy flavor and is a good lower carb alternative to mashed potatoes. It is also high in potassium.

Peel and dice the rutabaga into 1" pieces. I would recommend using a large, sharp and sturdy knife for cutting the rutabaga as they can be quite hard to cut, especially if you are preparing a large rutabaga. Tip: Slice of one end and turn the rutabaga on that sliced side to make it stable while you cut it up.

Place rutabaga pieces in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil and cook on medium heat for 15-20 minutes, or until soft when pierced with a knife. Drain the rutabaga and return to sauce pan. Add the butter, salt & pepper and mash, preferably using a stick (immersion) blender. Makes appprox. 4 1/2 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ~PENNY~.

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    Very Good
    I used spray butter when I mashed the rutabaga. I also added a no-salt seasoning and sauted onion and red peppers. This was really good and pretty easy to make once I figured out how to cut the vegetable. - 9/7/20

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    I steamed my rutabaga and felt it was even more flavorful. - 1/27/14

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    Very Good
    Never had rutabaga before. These were really good. Definitely worth making again and a good substitute for mashed potatoes. - 3/16/11