Finnish Rutabaga (Swedes) Casserole

Recipe by Acerast
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READY IN: 1hr 35mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    medium rutabagas, peeled and diced (about 6 cups)
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 14
    cup breadcrumbs, fine and dry
  • 14
    cup cream
  • 12
    teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1
    teaspoon salt
  • 2
    eggs, beaten
  • 3
    tablespoons butter
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place the diced rutabagas in a saucepan and cover with water and 1/2 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil.
  • Reduce heat and simmer until rutabagas are soft, about 20 minutes.
  • Drain and mash the rutabagas.
  • Meanwhile, soak the bread crumbs in the cream.
  • To the cream add the nutmeg, 1 teaspoon salt and beaten eggs.
  • Combine the cream mixture with the mashed rutabagas.
  • Butter a 2-1/2 quart casserole dish.
  • Turn the rutabagas into the casserole and dot with the butter.
  • Bake at 350F for 1 hour or until lightly browned on top.
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