Collection: Rutabaga Seeds

Organic rutabagas, another great root veggie

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The rutabaga, also known as the Swedish turnip or yellow turnip, is a root vegetable that is popular in many parts of the world. It is thought to be a cross between a cabbage and a turnip, and it has a milder flavor than either of its parent vegetables.

Rutabagas are generally round in shape and have smooth, yellowish-brown skin. The flesh of the rutabaga is white or yellow, and it has a sweeter taste than the turnip. Rutabagas are typically harvested in the fall, and they can be stored for several months.

To prepare a rutabaga, you can peel it with a knife or vegetable peeler. Once it is peeled, you can eat it raw, cook it, or add it to soup or stew.

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