roasted rutabaga with maple and thyme

  Rutabagas are a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. This root vegetable is high in manganese, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins C, E, K. 

Rutabagas are a cross between a turnip and a cabbage. This root vegetable is high in manganese, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, and vitamins C, E, K. 

Servings: 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

**1 ½ lbs. Rutabaga

2 tbsp. Olive oil

3 tbsp. Real maple syrup

1 tsp. Dried thyme

Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400ºF. Place a roasting tin the oven to heat up.

  2. Peel the rutabagas and cut them into large chunks.

  3. Place the rutabagas in a bowl and dress with the olive oil, maple syrup, dried thyme and salt and pepper. Toss until well combined.

  4. Spoon the rutabagas into the roasting tin, reserving any dressing that has pooled at the bottom of the bowl.

  5. Roast in the oven, for 25 minutes, then drizzle over the reserved dressing and cook for a further 15-20 minutes until crisp and golden.

Nutrition (per serving)

147 calories; 7 g fat(1 g sat); 3 g fiber; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g protein; 28 mcg folate; 0 mg cholesterol; 16 g sugars; 33 mg vitamin C; 72 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 18 mg sodium; 431 mg potassium

Recipe from www.sprinklesandsprouts.com

10 Interesting Benefits of Rutabaga. (2018, March 06). Retrieved from https://www.organicfacts.net/health-benefits/vegetable/rutabaga.html