Salads and Vegetables: Vegetable Dishes: Rutabaga Fries

Don't know what to do with rutabagas? Make low-fat oven fries!

Author: Recipe and photo courtesy of Aimee's Adventures
Date: June 02, 2007

Serves: 4 person(s)
Yield: 4 x 4½ oz. cooked servings

Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 30 mins


    2 rutabagas (about 34 oz. total)
    1 butter-flavored cooking spray
    1 tsp olive oil
    1 dash of Lawry's Seasoned Salt, to taste


    Place your oven rack at the lowest setting in your oven. Preheat oven and cookie sheet to 450ºF.

    Peel the rutabagas and cut into strips the size of steak fries. Toss the fries with the olive oil until coated. Sprinkle lightly with salt and toss again.

    Remove the cookie sheet from the oven and quickly place the fries on it in a single layer; return to the oven. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes or until tender and cooked to your liking. Serve with ketchup, if desired.

Nutritional Information
(Per Serving)

Calories:97 cals
Kilojoules:406 kJ
Fat:2.0 g
Carbohydrates:20.0 g
Protein:3.0 g
Cholesterol:0.0 mg
Sodium:48 mg
Saturated Fat:0.2 g
Fiber:6.0 g
Calcium:114.0 mg
Total Sugars:13.5 g

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