Glazed Rutabagas


This is an excellent recipe for an often overlooked and unpopular root vegetable. Even folks who dislike Rutabagas love this delicious dish. Added bonus is this is a great way to introduce this vegetable to kids. A Southern staple with a sweet Asian twist!

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
55 mins
3 servings


  • ¼ cup butter

  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar, or to taste

  • 1 cup hot water

  • 6 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 large rutabaga, peeled and cubed


  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over low heat; add brown sugar and cook and stir until brown sugar has dissolved. Stir water and soy sauce into butter mixture, increase heat to medium-high, and bring mixture to a boil. Stir in chopped rutabaga and return to boil.

  2. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, stirring frequently, until liquid is absorbed, about 45 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

348 Calories
16g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 3
Calories 348
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 1974mg 86%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 7g 24%
Total Sugars 41g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 64mg 322%
Calcium 157mg 12%
Iron 2mg 12%
Potassium 978mg 21%

* 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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