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 August 11, 2016 Prep Time5 min Cook Time15 min Total Time20 min Yieldvaries 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. Nutritional Information: 1 cup raw sliced rutabaga has about 7 grams effective carbohydrate plus 3.5 grams of fiber and 50 calories (plus oil). 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?