1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Easy Mashed Rutabagas


Lew Robertson/Stockbyte/Getty Images
Flavorful mashed rutabagas make a great side dish to any meat or poultry. These are delicious with potatoes and ham or a pot roast.


  • 2 to 3 pounds rutabaga
  • water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Peel rutabaga; cut into chunks. Put the chunks in a large saucepan and cover with water. Add 1 teaspoon of the salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover, and simmer for abou 25 to 30 minutes or until tender. Drain and let them dry in a colander or in the pan with the top ajar.

Mash the rutabagas with the butter, 1 teaspoon salt, and the black pepper.
Serves 4 to 6.

More Rutabaga Recipes
Mashed Rutabaga with Onions
Rutabaga with Cheese Sauce
Rutabaga with Apples
Mashed Potatoes and Rutabaga
Pot Roast with Rutabaga
Rutabaga Apple Casserole
Turkey Pie with Rutabaga
Rutabaga - Freezing Instructions

Turnip and Rutabaga Index
Side Dish Casseroles
Vegetable Dishes
Crockpot Vegetable

Slow Cooker Recipes | Casseroles | Main Recipe Index
Weekly Crockpot Recipe Newsletter

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.