Mashed Rutabaga - Norway

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Called 'swedes' in the UK, and 'rutabaga' in the US, these root vegetables are delicious steamed, mashed, or baked. It's a somewhat sweet vegetable, delicious accompanying roasted meats; the water used to boil it adds something nice to gravies. In the garden, they can be left in the ground a long time after the cold sets in.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Peel and cut up one rutabaga into small pieces. Boil until tender in lightly salted water.
  2. Drain and mash adding butter, salt, pepper, and 1/4 cup milk or meat stock while the rutabagas are still hot.
  3. Adjust the recipe according to the size or quantity of rutabaga used. Some rutabagas are quite large!


Most Helpful

This is a wonderful simple recipe! I skipped the butter and added just a splash of almond milk, along with some of the cooking water. Thanks for posting!

brokenburner December 05, 2009

i had some left over rutabaga & parsnips that i needed to use. this was very good. my family loved it.

crunchymomof2 December 09, 2007

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