Greengrocer stuns cooks with super easy hack to cook rutabaga in just 20 minutes without chopping or peeling
- Greengrocer Country Gardens in Selsey, West Sussex, revealed the practical trick
- The technique allows for a quick and easy rutabaga puree with just two steps to follow
- Social media users shared their appreciation for the ‘simple and effective’ hack
Swedish is one of the nastiest vegetables to cook with its tough skin and tough flesh, but now a hack has appeared for easy cooking without chopping or peeling.
Country Gardens in Selsey, West Sussex, run by husband-and-wife duo Cat and John, posted on social media the new trick they’ve learned to cook Swedish in two easy steps.
All that is needed is to place the entire vetegable in the microwave for 20 minutes, then remove the flesh and crush it.
The produce store uploaded photos of their latest find to help other cooks around the house, and the post quickly racked up more than 9,000 shares.
Country Gardens Greengrocers in Selsey, West Sussex shared a new hack taught to them by an ‘amazing chef’ that allowed them to make mashed swede in two easy steps.
In order to prepare the rutabaga, which the couple makes at their home where they live with their children Gabrielle and Lucas, the cooks simply have to place the whole vegetable in the microwave without piercing it and cook it for ten minutes.
Once the microwave timer has sounded, turn the root vegetable over and cook for another ten minutes.
When you’re done, let it cool before removing the now soft center and adding the desired amount of butter and seasonings.
After sharing their nifty tip, the post went viral and gained over 3,600 and 9,300 shares with people expressing amazement at the cooking technique.
To make a quick and easy rutabaga puree, cooks can simply place the raw rutabelle in the microwave, without pricking it, and cook for ten minutes.
Check the rutabaga, then cook for another ten minutes before letting it cool and removing the now soft center – adding the desired amount of butter and preferred seasonings
An impressed person wrote: “Brilliant! Thank you. I have arthritis on my fingers and find it very difficult to peel a deer.
“This is the answer to my prayers. Thanks again!’
Another woman agreed, saying: ‘This is a great help as it gets harder and harder to peel with your hands as you get older. ”
After posting the nifty hack on their Facebook page, thousands of people took the comments to share their appreciation for the greengrocers who shared them.
Others marveled at the “simplicity and effectiveness” of the method and said they couldn’t wait to try it themselves.
But some people weren’t so impressed, with several commentators noting that they “had been doing this for years.”
Another noted that placing the root vegetable in the microwave would have “ skipped all the goodness. ”
While most people shared their amazement at the hands-on technique, some people weren’t so impressed, stating that they had been doing it for years.