Simmered Rutabagas
Great flavor!
  1. Rutabaga, fresh, med-lg 1 ea
  2. Bacon fat 2 Tbsp
  3. Salt & Pepper as needed
  4. Crushed red pepper ½ tsp
  5. Sugar 1 tsp
  1. Bring 3 cup of water to a boil, during this time peel and slice, or dice rutabaga.
  2. Add bacon fat some salt and pepper, ½ of red pepper and sugar. Bring liquid back to a boil. Taste the liquid, you are looking for a liquid that is a bit salty, and a bite from the peppers.
  3. Add the rutabagas, bring back to a boil, cover, reduce to low and cook for 30-45 minutes.
  4. Drain liquid to a bowl ( this if you want to add some liquid later to the mashed rutabagas)
  5. Using a potato masher or fork mash rutabagas. add some liquid if desired.
  1. Hold well in refrigerator, great reheated, freezes well also
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