Rutabagas and Spuds
Easy // 50mins
Harvest Ingredients: 2 Medium Rutabagas, 3 to 6 Golden potatoes
Other Ingredients: ¼ Teaspoon each Sea salt & black pepper, 1 to 2 Tablespoons of butter
*Optional: 1 Small Citrus peel, 2 Medium Bay leaves
1. Peel the rutabaga, cut into one-inch dice and put into a saucepan with water to just cover, the salt and pepper and the citrus and bay leaves if using. Cover and set over medium-high heat while you prep the spuds. Set a timer for 20 mins.
2. Scrub and trim the potatoes, cut into one-inch dice. Once the rutabagas are almost tender, add the diced potatoes. Cover again for 20 more mins
3. You should have just a little bit of water left in the pot. Drain off any excess. You should have about 1/3 cup cooking liquid left to help in the mashing.
4. Add the butter. Mash with a potato masher until as smooth as you desire. Add more salt and pepper to taste. This is delicious served right away as a side dish, or roasted with your favorite sausages! Put it on the To Do List : Learn to Love the Mighty Rutabaga!