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Rutabaga Casserole

Russ Myers


One of the delicious Irish dishes that you can make is Rutabaga Casserole.
Rutabagas and turnips are very similar, with rutabagas being a bit larger and yellow inside instead of white. Rutabagas have a slightly milder, sweeter flavor than turnips, but they also have slightly more carbs per serving.


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20 Min
1 Hr 35 Min
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2 medium
rutabaga, cooked and mashed
1/4 c
fine bread crumbs (for top) (optional)
1/4 c
cream (or whole milk)
1/4 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 tsp
1 tsp
eggs, beaten
3 Tbsp
butter, melted

How to Make Rutabaga Casserole


  • 1Carefully cut the ends off the rutabaga. With a flat end on your cutting board, remove the peel in sections with a knife by slicing from top to bottom. Be sure to remove all of the green part just under the skin. Cut into dice-size pieces and place in a medium pot. Add 1 teaspoon salt and water just to cover. Bring to a boil; cover and simmer about 30-35 minutes or until tender. Drain well and mash with a potato masher. Add the butter, salt and pepper.
  • 2Add milk, sugar, nutmeg and beaten eggs. Mix well.
    Pour mixture into casserole dish.
  • 3Sprinkle top with fine bread crumbs. (Optional)

    Bake in 350 F oven for 1 hour or until lightly browned.

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About Rutabaga Casserole

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Irish
Other Tag: Heirloom

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