Finnish Browned Rutabagas - (Paistetut Lantut - Finland)

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Debbie R.

This is from "Best of Finnish Cooking." I haven't made it yet. It's usually served with roasts.

Top Review by breezermom

Loved this! I'm used to cooking my rutabagas in bacon and water, and this is a wonderful change. DS wasn't fooled....he wouldn't eat them, but I thought they are delicious. They look beautiful too. Made for the Unrulies.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 small rutabaga
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar (or pancake syrup)
  • salt and pepper


  1. Peel the rutabaga and cut it into small cubes, about 1/2-inch.
  2. In a heavy skillet, melt the butter and saute the cubes over medium heat until brown on all sides, stirring often.
  3. Add the sugar or syrup, cover and let cook over low heat, stirring occasionally for 20-30 minutes or until soft. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve.

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