Zelda's Mashed Rutabagas With Brown Butter

Zelda Hopkins


I love Rutabagas cooked anyway but I love them cooked like this.My ex-MIL cooked them this way and sometimes she would mix them 1/2 and1/2 with mashed potatoes.She introduced them to me. She was an excellent cook. I hope you enjoy them.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


★★★★★ 2 votes

Serves 12
10 Min
30 Min
Stove Top


  • 2 large
    rutabagas, 1 1/4 lbs each
  • 1 3/4 tsp
    salt, i like using coarse sea salt
  • 6 Tbsp
    real butter, i like real butter in this dish
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    milk, warmed

How to Make Zelda's Mashed Rutabagas With Brown Butter


  1. Cut each rutabaga into quarters; peel, then cut into 1-inch pieces. In 4-quart saucepan, combine rutabagas, enough water to cover, and 1 tsp. salt; heat to boiling over high heat. Reduce heat to mediun; cover and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
    In food processor with knife blade attached, Combine rutabagas, 2 Tlbs. butter, sugar, and remaining 3/4 tsp. salt, and puree until smooth, occasionally scraping down side with rubber spatula. With processor running, Gradually add milk until blended.
    In small saucepan over medium heat., Melt remaining 4 Tlbs. butter; cook, stirring, until golden brown. [do not let burn]
    To serve, spoon rutabaga puree into bowl and pour brown butter over.

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About Zelda's Mashed Rutabagas With Brown Butter

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: American

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