Mashed Rutabagas and Potatoes3 pounds rutabagas, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 to 2 ½ pounds potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 tablespoons butter
2⁄3 cup milk
¼ teaspoon black pepper
¼ teaspoon nutmeg, or to taste
Salt to taste
2 teaspoons chopped parsley, optional
In separate saucepans, cook rutabagas and potatoes in salted water. When both are tender, remove from heat. Rutabagas will take about 30 minutes, and potatoes will take 20 to 25 minutes.
Drain; puree or mash rutabagas well, then mash potatoes. Stir mashed vegetables together.
Add butter, milk, pepper and nutmeg. Beat well. Taste and add salt if necessary. Garnish with chopped parsley. Yields 6 to 8 servings.
From Grit Magazine