Mashed Rutabagas with Bacon


Rutabagas are addictive on their own. Add bacon and they are heaven in your mouth!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
6 servings


  • 3 slices bacon, chopped

  • 2 rutabagas, peeled and diced

  • 2 tablespoons butter

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Place bacon in a skillet over medium heat; cook and stir until crisp, about 10 minutes. Remove bacon from skillet, reserving 1 to 2 tablespoons bacon grease, to your preference.

  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Cook rutabagas in the boiling water until very tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain rutabagas and return to the pot.

  3. Mix reserved bacon grease, butter, salt, and pepper into rutabagas; blend using an electric mixer until smooth. Stir chopped bacon into the rutabaga mixture.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

144 Calories
10g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 144
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 5g 23%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 170mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 7g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 32mg 161%
Calcium 62mg 5%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 464mg 10%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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