Rutabagas

The rutabaga (or "Swedish turnip") is a cross between a cabbage and a turnip. Virtually unknown in the United States until the 19th century, they have a great history in Europe: a Swedish botanist noted in 1620 that they were growing wild throughout the country side. Soon after, the flavorful vegetable was introduced to Britain and subsequently the rest of Western Europe and North America.  Although rutabagas shouldn't be eaten in excess by anyone who suffers with kidney troubles, they contain significant amounts of essential vitamins and nutrients. Rutabagas contain more vitamin A than ..

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