Turnips - Rutabaga

Turnips - Rutabaga

Rutabagas are a cross between a cabbage and a turnip.  The tuber is also called a swedish turnip or swede.  Rutabagas taste milder than turnips, almost like a carrot without sweetness.  It's crisp, juicy, and just a tiny bit piquant.  They shine in cooked dishes where they turn sweet and savory.  Use mashed, in soups, sauteed, roasted.


Nutrition:  Rutabagas are rich in beta-carotene and are an excellent source of potassium and manganese, a good source of fiber, thiamin, vitamin B6 (helps support the nervous system), calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus.

Use mashed,
in soups,


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