How to Cook with Rutabaga (And Why This “It” Veg is Worth the Hype)

If you’re not entirely sure what rutabaga is — or even what to do with it — you’re not alone. The oft-misunderstood and under-used bulbous root vegetable tends to get the shaft in favour of turnips. Although somewhat similar in taste, rutabaga is actually sweeter and can easily make a good substitute for dishes that feature sweet potatoes or carrots. From casseroles and soups to fries and salads, there’s a plethora of ways to cook with rutabaga. It also packs a hefty nutritional punch, so you might want to jump on this bandwagon ASAP!