What's So Great About Rutabagas?
By Tom Midford
Mashed Rutabagas Recipe
2 to 3 pounds rutabagas
2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/3 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Gather the ingredients.
Peel rutabagas and cut into chunks.
Put the rutabagas in a large saucepan and cover with water.
Add 1 teaspoon of the salt.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 25 to 30 minutes or until tender.
Drain and let the rutabagas dry in a colander or in the pan with the top ajar.
Mash the rutabagas with the butter, remaining 1 teaspoon of salt, and the black pepper.
Serve and enjoy.
Rutabaga contains various nutrients, such as manganese, potassium, and iron, along with vitamins C, E, and K.
Rutabaga may have anti-cancer properties.
Rutabagas can help prevent premature aging.
Rutabagas can boost the immune system.
Rutabagas may lower blood pressure.
Rutabagas contain many minerals that can help prevent osteoporosis.
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Easy Mashed Rutabagas. (2022, July 20). The Spruce Eats. https://www.thespruceeats.com/easy-mashed-rutabagas-3061932