This oven-roasted rutabaga is a delicious way to cook an under-utilized vegetable! This recipe is paleo, whole30, AIP, and vegan-friendly.

oven roasted rutabaga on plate

What is a rutabaga?

Rutabagas are a delicious root vegetable that is unknown to many people! It’s actually a hybrid of a cabbage and a turnip, and it is a secret rockstar starchy vegetable that is completely AIP compliant, paleo, and Whole30. If you haven’t tried a rutabaga yet… this is your chance to get in on the rutabaga train!

This oven-roasted rutabaga is a ridiculously easy and delicious way to enjoy this vegetable! It is made with nourishing, flavorful ingredients and roasted in the oven. This is a perfect side dish for a busy weeknight dinner, and is AIP, Paleo, Whole30 and vegan.

 

The Ingredients To Make Oven-Roasted Rutabaga

  • Rutabagas: The star of the dish!
  • Avocado oil: You can also use other oils such as olive oil, if you prefer.
  • Apple cider vinegar
  • Sprigs of thyme leaves
  • Garlic powder, Onion powder, Dried parsley
  • Salt & Black Pepper: Omit pepper for AIP.

 

How To Make Oven-Roasted Rutabaga

  • Preheat oven: Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Prepare rutabaga: Add the rutabaga to the baking sheet and top with avocado oil and seasonings. Toss to coat well.
  • Roast & serve: Transfer to the preheated oven and roast for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown, tossing once or twice while in the oven to evenly roast. Serve fresh or store for 2-3 days in the fridge.

oven roasted rutabaga on plate

 

What does rutabaga taste like?

Rutabaga has a similar flavor to a turnip it’s a bit starchy tasting and a mix between sweet, savory, and a little bitter.

How can you serve this rutabaga?

This rutabaga is great as a potato substitute at breakfast, or as a side dish with any protein and veggie side of your choice!

Can you make this recipe ahead of time? How do you store it?

Yup! Store it in glass for 2-3 days.

 

oven roasted rutabaga on plate

 

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Oven Roasted Rutabaga


  • Author: Michelle
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 45
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Description

This oven-roasted rutabaga is a delicious way to cook an under-utilized vegetable! This recipe is paleo, whole30, AIP, and vegan-friendly.


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Ingredients

  • 2 medium rutabagas, peeled and chopped into cubes (about 4 cups)
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 3 sprigs of thyme leaves
  • 2 tsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tbsp dried parsley
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper (omit for AIP)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Add the rutabaga to the baking sheet and top with avocado oil and seasonings. Toss to coat well.
  3. Transfer to the preheated oven and roast for 40-45 minutes or until golden brown, tossing once or twice while in the oven to evenly roast.
  4. Serve fresh or store for 2-3 days in the fridge.

Notes

All nutritional information are estimations and will vary. Estimations do not include optional ingredients.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 124
  • Fat: 7.3g
  • Carbohydrates: 14.4g
  • Fiber: 3.7g
  • Protein: 2g