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    Southern Rutabaga With Ham Bits

    Southern Rutabaga With Ham Bits. Photo by Seasoned Cook

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    1 hr 40 mins

    10 mins

    1 hr 30 mins

    Seasoned Cook's Note:

    A delicious southern dish! Rutabaga is a sweet root vegetable that is often seen on the menus of home-style cooking restaurants. It is of the turnip family. This vegetable goes well as a side dish with pork. Great use for leftover ham. Some people prefer it smashed, but we like it in small cubes. Tired of the same side dishes??? Try this one.....you'll love it!!!

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 medium rutabaga, peeled, cubed
    • 4 -5 cups water
    • 1 cup ham, cut small

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Note: The ham will provide enough saltiness as it cooks.
    2. 2
      Peel rutabaga and cut into small cubes. Bring water to a boil Place rutabaga cubes and ham pieces in a large saucepan.
    3. 3
      Cover and simmer on low heat for approximately 1 1/2 hours. Do not let water boil out completely -- keep a watchful eye. If preferred, mash with a fork before serving.
    4. 4
      Enjoy!

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 10, 2008

      55

      OM Goodness. Even the word rutabaga sends childhood chills up my spine. Hated the word, smell etc. Unfortunately growing up in Georgia it was a weekly dish. Trying to get over it 58 years later. Made these with 1 1/2 cups of ham( flavor camoflage). Not too shabby for a hated food

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    • on April 07, 2008

      55

      I love rutabagas and this recipe was really good. I cheated a bit and used canned rutabagas to which I added the ham. They were perfectly seasoned and went well with the pork chops that I also cooked. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

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    Nutritional Facts for Southern Rutabaga With Ham Bits

    Serving Size: 1 (368 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 3

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 0.0
     
    Calories from Fat 0
    %
    Total Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 6.3 mg
    0%
    Total Carbohydrate 0.0 g
    0%
    Dietary Fiber 0.0 g
    0%
    Sugars 0.0 g
    0%
    Protein 0.0 g
    0%

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