Mashed Rutabaga Recipe

Mashed Rutabaga Recipe

How To Make Mashed Rutabaga

Switch up your usual Holiday side dish with our healthy and delicious Mashed Rutabaga Recipe, a great substitute for mashed potatoes!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 3lbsrutabagapeeled and cubed
  • 2carrotpeeled and chunked
  • ¼ cupbuttermelted
  • cupheavy creamwarmed
  • saltto taste
  • pepperto taste


  • Potato masher or hand mixer


  1. Combine rutabaga and carrot in a pot of cold salted water.

  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to a simmer and cook uncovered until fork tender for about 15 minutes.

  3. Drain well and mash rutabaga with a potato masher or hand mixer until smooth. Add the melted butter.

  4. Stir in warmed heavy cream a little bit at a time to reach the desired consistency.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.


  • Calories: 2522.78kcal
  • Fat: 272.55g
  • Saturated Fat: 171.50g
  • Trans Fat: 7.44g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 73.21g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.36g
  • Carbohydrates: 24.15g
  • Fiber: 4.83g
  • Sugar: 15.10g
  • Protein: 8.99g
  • Cholesterol: 814.11mg
  • Sodium: 1516.91mg
  • Calcium: 296.85mg
  • Potassium: 826.79mg
  • Iron: 1.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 2658.72µg
  • Vitamin C: 44.85mg
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