French Turnips (Swede or Rutabaga)

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Total Time
1hr
Prep
30 mins
Cook
30 mins

This is a traditional Christmas dinner side dish for our family. Make sure that you use rutabaga instead of the white turnips

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Ingredients

Nutrition

Directions

  1. Blend together the mashed turnip, egg, butter, savory, salt and pepper.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Place in a butter baking dish.
  4. Top with a thick white sauce made with the butter flour and milk.
  5. Sprinkle on the grated cheese.
  6. Bake in 400 degree oven for 25 minutes.
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5 5

This is a wonderful recipe - soft, mild but hearty and elegant. As I had no turnips at home I prepared it with potatoes and carrots and it turned out just great. While I prepared the sauce I put the vegetable mix in the oven, so it could already cook and the time reduced from 1 hour to 40 minutes all together. I am so lucky you shared this recipe with us, this will definitively become a keeper and is comfort food as its best.

5 5

Oh-Oh-Oh! What a wonderfull way to serve rutebaga. The savory was so perfect with the rutebega flavor. I used fresh grated Gruyere cheese for the sauce. DH and I ate it all! Thanks Allyoop for sharing your family recipe.

5 5

Great recipe! Well seasoned and goes great with my Christmas Tortiere. I have been making this for several years during the holidays, the whole family loves it. Even some relatives that do not like Rutabaga said it was good.