Rutabaga used to be considered poor man's food because it was easy to grow, like potatoes. This is an easy and nutritious side dish; a nice alternative to mashed potatoes.
1 rutabaga, peeled, cubed
6 carrots, peeled, cut up
¼ cup butter to season
Salt & pepper to taste
Boil veggetables until tender, about 20-30 minutes. Mash and add seasonings.