Sweet nourishing vegetable when mashed with butter, roasted or added to stews & soups.
Swedes make a great addition to any winter meal
Usually cooked, try swedes raw (especially for kids... slice into cubes/strips) or shredded/grated raw into a salad... yummy!
Swedes have a delicate & sweet flavour, great texture & are very versatile.
As swede cooks, its colour deepens to an orange/yellow
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Direct from our favourite Ohakune swede grower.
Swedes belong to the same family as turnips & cabbages.
Refrigerate in plastic bags.
An average Swede, around 100 grams, adds just 100kJ to your meal & provides 2.8 grams of fibre.
Swede is a hybrid between a turnip & a type of cabbage which was developed in Sweden in the 17th century
Swedes are sweeter & drier than turnips & are purple-green at the top, cream at the bottom & yellowish inside
Swedes partner with nutmeg, parsley, coriander & black pepper
Mashed swede keeps & reheats very well, even after being stored in the fridge for a day or two