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Mashed Rutabagas with Bacon

Rated as 3.67 out of 5 Stars

"Rutabagas are addictive on their own. Add bacon and they are heaven in your mouth!"
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40 m servings 144
Original recipe yields 6 servings


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  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; 10.4 10.6 3.2 20 170 Full nutrition

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I used this recipe instead of mashed potatoes at a meal. It was great. And the leftovers freeze well. The only problem I had was it took much longer then 20 minutes to cook the rutabagas. I may...

didn't really taste the bacon but we liked the rutabaga, thanks

This was my first time trying out rutabaga. I followed the recipe above except with clarified butter. It was ok, but I don't think it had anything to do with recipe, rather that I just don't l...