Tatties & 'neeps or Clapshot

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 20 mins

From the Highlanders Cookbook: Recipes from Scotland

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups boiled potatoes, mashed
  • 2 cups boiled rutabagas, mashed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • salt & pepper
  • chopped chives (to garnish)


  1. Combine equal amounts of cooked mashed potatoes and rhutabegas.
  2. Mix in half the butter.
  3. S& P to taste.
  4. Turn into a hot serving dish.
  5. Dot w/ more butter.
  6. Sprinkle w/ more pepper.
  7. Garnish w/ chives and serve.


Most Helpful

Well this was truly delicious. My mom, grandpa, grandma and myself are the only ones I ever knew that liked, no loved rhutabagas & this is an awesome recipe. Thanks for posting.

Krsi Sue March 16, 2006

OH MY WHAT WONDERFUL TASTE!This takes me back to my childhood.I don't use chives.For purists this is a no no but I add about 4 oz of cream cheese whipped in or sour cream. Then my grandkids will eat! Thanks for posting.

Montana Heart Song March 15, 2006

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