Swede, Rutabaga – that’s Turnips to you and me.
No one knows exactly when in 16th/17th century that ancient turnips and their cousins the wild kale cabbages intermingled and produced the Swede.
They are high in Vitamin C, Potassium, Calcium and Fibre and with only 21 calories per 100gms they are a healthy choice. Cheap and filling!
A typical 100g portion contains 28 calories, 6g carbohydrate and 1g protein.