Baked Rosemary and Garlic Rutabaga Fries

Baked Rosemary and Garlic Rutabaga Fries

The rutabaga is so versatile and can be a welcome addition to any meal, but my favorite way to prepare them is to bake them into fries.

Category Appetizer, Side Dish, Snack, Vegetables
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 2 large (or twice that many small)
Author Tulika Venugopal


  • 2 rutabaga
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 Tbsp avocado oil
  • 1/2 tsp avocado oil in addition to the 1 Tbsp above
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp fresh rosemary
  • 1 sprig fresh thyme for garnish


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Peel and slice rutabaga into matchsticks, approximately 1/2-inch thick, and place into a bowl.
  3. Add 1 tablespoon avocado oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and rosemary to the bowl and stir to coat.
  4. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil, and spray or drizzle 1/2 teaspoon avocado oil onto the foil.
  5. Place the rutabaga fries onto the baking sheet.
  6. Bake for 15 minutes, remove the baking sheet to flip the fries, and then bake for an additional 15 minutes.
  7. Remove from oven and garnish with fresh thyme.