Frozen Rutabagas



1. Select young, medium-size rutabagas.

2. Cut off tops, wash and peel.

  • Cubed - Cut into 1/2-inch cubes and water blanch 3 minutes.  Cool, drain, pack into containers leaving 1/2 inch headspace, seal and freeze.
  • Mashed - Cut into chunks and cook until tender in boiling water. Drain, mash, cool and pack into containers leaving headspace, seal and freeze.

Water blanching: 2 minutes


So Easy to Preserve, 5th ed, 2006