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Chapter: Vegetable Recipes
Section: Rutabagas (Swede)
Recipe: Turmeric Roasted Rutabagas

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Turmeric Roasted Rutabagas
4 medium to large rutabagas, trimmed cubed to 1" pieces
1/4 cup olive oil
1/2 tsp turmeric
a couple of pinches of coarse sea salt
several grinds of pepper


Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a large roasting pan or a large heavy duty
baking sheet, spread out the rutabagas. Sprinkle the salt and turmeric on
the rutabagas. Grind the salt on them. Drizzle all of the oil on them and
then, using a spatula, toss the vegetables in the oil and spices until
thoroughly coated.

Put in the oven and every ten minutes turn the rutabagas with a spatula to
be sure that all sides have a chance to roast. When the rutabagas are soft
and melting on the inside with crunchy golden roasted edges, they are ready
to serve. At this temperature it should take between 45 minutes and an

Recipe Notes:
You can cook these more quickly by increasing the oven heat to 400 degrees,
but if you do this you need to check them more frequently to prevent 

I like to use an herbed coarse salt on all my roasted vegetables, if you'd
like to do the same but don't have any, you can simply add 1/2 teaspoon of 
your favorite dried herb combination.

From: Stitch and Boots