Au-gratin Rutabaga with Poblano Peppers


If you like au-gratin potatoes try this zesty alternative, it’s made with RUTABAGA

Serves: 2-3

Prep: 15 min

Cook:  50 min


  • 1 large organic rutabaga, peeled and sliced thin (1cm)
  • 1/2 poblano pepper, diced
  • 1/2  yellow onion, sliced thin
  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 3/4 C 1% milk
  • 1/4 C light sour cream
  • 1/2 C white cheese (I like a blend of swiss, monterey jack, and provolone).
  • 1/2 C sharp cheddar
  • 1/4 C sharp cheddar (reserve for end).
  • 1 tsp sea salt, 1 tsp fresh ground pepper, and 1/2 tsp of paprika, 1tsp dried parsley


  1. Slice Rutabaga on a mandolin or carefully with a sharp knife.
  2. Cut up ingredients 2-4 (Poblano, onion, and garlic) and saute for 4 min on med high ( I use olive oil Pam, but you can use butter or olive oil).
  3. Boil rutabaga slices for 4-5 min and strain and place in medium casserole, then add sauteed mixture to casserole as well.
  4. In a medium pot bring milk to a simmer and cheeses stir until melted then add spices.
  5. Pour cheese mixture over ingredients in casserole.
  6. Add 1/4 cup of light sour cream and mix well.
  7. Sprinkle top of casserole with 1/4 C sharp cheddar id desired. Bake at 400 degrees covered for 45 min.


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About zestybeandog

I live in Austin with my wonderful husband, dog Ginger, and cat Skiddy. We are a pretty laid back group (except for Ginger). When I'm not teaching yoga, personal training, or dog walking... I'm in the kitchen. I'm always experimenting with new ingredients and thinking of ways to prepare fresh foods in a unique way. I hope to update the blog 4-5 times a week. I've had several friends, family, and clients inquire about my recipes so here it goes. What to expect: Healthy recipes that are good for you, some classics (that have been spruced up), some not so healthy recipes (still made with quality ingredients that can be enjoyed in moderation), and beer and wine parings/reviews! I hope you enjoy, cheers!

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