Low-Carb Diets Oven-Baked Rutabaga "Fries" Share Pin Email Bruce Law/Stockbyte/Getty Images Low-Carb Diets Side Dishes Basics Food Lists Carb Counts for Common Foods Low-Carb Cooking Tips for Dining Out Nutrition Desserts Product Reviews Atkins Diet Information Menu Help Main Dishes Recipes Snacks Low-Carb Recipes Popular Diet Plans Glossary View All By Laura Dolson Updated November 09, 2016 (6 ratings) Total Time 20 min Prep 5 min, Cook 15 min Yield varies I confess I'd never tried rutabagas before last year when we got some in our weekly "farm box." They are really good! They are a root vegetable with a bit of a "bite" - just a bit spicy. And they have less than a third of the carbs and less than half the calories of potatoes, plus a bigger hit of vitamins and minerals. This technique can be used with any root vegetable. See: Carb Counts in Root Vegetables Ingredients Rutabagas Olive Oil Salt, garlic powder, and paprika Preparation Preheat oven to 425 F.Peel rutabagas with a paring knife and slice in 1/4" rounds. If you like, you can do them in strips - they will cook a little faster, but you have to watch them carefully or they'll burn.Smear with oil and a little salt and put them on a nonstick baking sheet.Cook about 12 minutes, turning twice. Take out when golden brown and tender. Immediately sprinkle with garlic powder and paprika. I like to add kosher salt at the end as well. Rate this Recipe You've already rated this recipe. Thanks for your rating! Continue Reading Up Next Up Next Article What's the Nutritional Value of a Rutabaga? Up Next Article What's the Nutritional Value of a Turnip? Up Next Article Water Chestnuts May Have More Carb Than You Think Up Next Article Are Sweet Potatoes and Yams Low-Carb?