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
Helps Blood & Respiratory Systems.
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
|Serving size: ½ cup, chopped - 75g|
|Fat, total (g)||0.08||0.1%||0.1|
|- saturated (g)||trace||0%||trace|
|- sugars (g)||2.6||3%||3.5|
|Dietary fibre (g)||2.1||7%||2.8||Contains dietary fibre|
|Vitamin C (mg)||12.8||32% RDI*||17.0||A good source of vitamin C|
|Niacin (mg)||0.75||8% RDI*||1|
|Vitamin B6 (mg)||0.09||6% RDI*||0.12|
|Folate (µg)||11.3||6% RDI*||15|
|Iron (mg)||0.3||3% RDI*||0.4|