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Baked Rutabaga Fries

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Baked Rutabaga Fries
  • Prep 5 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 5
  • Servings 8
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Rutabagas are one of those root vegetables that always get passed up at the grocery store. Surprisingly, this versatile veggie can be prepared pretty much as you would a potato. You can mash it, add it to a stew, make a soup, fry it, or in this case, bake it. Baked rutabaga fries are easy and quick to prepare. The texture is similar to potatoes but with a slightly different taste that you have to try. They’ll go great with your favorite burger or on their own as a unique but very tasty snack. I bet you’ll enjoy them as much as I do!

Ingredients

  • 2 medium rutabagas
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder

Directions

  • 1
    Preheat the oven to 425 °F.
  • 2
    Peel the rutabagas, slice them into strips, and place them in a large bowl.
  • 3
    Add olive oil and salt, and toss to coat evenly.
  • 4
    Place the strips on a large baking sheet with space between each strip and cook for 12 minutes, turning each strip twice to cook evenly until golden brown.
  • 5
    Remove from oven and sprinkle with paprika and garlic powder.

Expert Tips

  • tip 1
    Add chopped garlic and parsley for garlic rutabaga fries.

Nutrition Information

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More About This Recipe

  • Rutabagas are one of those root vegetables that always get passed up at the grocery store. Surprisingly, this versatile veggie can be prepared pretty much as you would a potato. You can mash it, add it to a stew, make a soup, fry it, or in this case, bake it. Baked rutabaga fries are easy and quick to prepare. The texture is similar to potatoes but with a slightly different taste that you have to try. They’ll go great with your favorite burger or on their own as a unique but very tasty snack. I bet you’ll enjoy them as much as I do!
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