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Side, Vegetarian, Fall, Winter |120 calories per serving|40 minute recipe

Maple Dijon Roasted Rutabaga

This content was last updated on January 14, 2020

Eating a variety of vegetables provides your body with the right balance of nutrients and encourages you to get creative with cooking. This recipe features rutabaga, a root vegetable that’s mildly sweet and incredibly versatile. Roasted to perfection with a tangy sweet marinade, it’s prepped and ready in under an hour.


  • 2 lbs rutabaga, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch wedges
  • 1 Tbsp. olive or canola oil
  • Dash of salt and pepper, to taste
  • 3 Tbsp. apple cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp. chopped fresh rosemary (or dried)
  • Dash of red chili flakes
Makes 4 servings. Per serving: 120 calories, 3.5 g total fat (.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 0 mg cholesterol, 20 g carbohydrates, 2 g protein, 0 g dietary fiber, 115 mg sodium, 12 g sugar, 3 g added sugar.


  1. 1. Preheat oven to 400° F.
  2. 1. Toss rutabaga in oil and season with salt and pepper.
  3. 1. Spread evenly on baking sheet and roast for about 30 minutes, or until lightly browned and fork tender.
  4. 1. Transfer rutabaga to large bowl and sprinkle lightly with vinegar, tossing to coat; allow it to absorb for about one minute.
  5. 1. Whisk together maple syrup, Dijon mustard, rosemary, and red chili flakes in a small bowl.
  6. 1. Drizzle Dijon mixture over rutabaga and toss.
  7. 1. Add additional black pepper, if needed.

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