Mashed Rutabaga With Onion

Easy to grow and good to eat, rutabagas will win you over. Try this Mashed Rutabaga With Onion Recipe soon!
By Stephen D. Carpenteri
November/December 2011
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This unique root vegetable is worth a try, and it can be cooked in several drool-worthy ways: Rutabagas can be cut into thick slices and cooked whole, cut into bite-sized chunks or mashed rutabagas with butter, salt and pepper. In Norway, rutabagas are even mashed with butter or soup stock, milk or cream to create a puree known as “rotmos.”

Growing and Cooking Rutabagas: The Every-Person Root  

You can take a more traditional route with your rutabagas by following this simple recipe for Mashed Rutabaga with Onion.

Mashed Rutabaga with Onion

1 rutabaga, diced (about 4 to 6 cups)
1 cup chopped onion
2 tablespoons butter
½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

Cook rutabaga and onion in small amount of boiling salted water until tender. Drain and mash well. Add butter, salt and pepper. Yields 4 to 6 servings.

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