Swede Casserole

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 20m
Ready In

"My wonderful Mother gave me some cookbooks at Christmas many, many years ago. At the time, I was not really interested, but a few years later, this recipe was in one of those Christmas cookbooks that I would never separate with. Who was it that said "Mother knows best"... I quite often think she knew me better than myself. This is a recipe from one of those wonderful books that our family enjoy over winter... I hope you enjoy it as much as we do. Note~ It will depend on the sweetness of the swede as to how much of the sugar and nutmeg you use. The secret is to taste as you go."

Original is 5 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (54 g)
  • Calories 154
  • Total Fat - 13.2 g
  • Saturated Fat - 7.5 g
  • Cholesterol - 84.9 mg
  • Sodium - 124.4 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 6 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.2 g
  • Sugars - 0.8 g
  • Protein - 3.2 g
  • Calcium - 38.5 mg
  • Iron - 0.5 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Simmer swedes in lightly salted water (in covered pan) for about 20 minutes or until tender. Drain and mash or press through a sieve with a wooden spoon.

Step 2

Add the flour and half the butter, stirring all the time, then slowly beat in the cream until the mixture is light and fluffy.

Step 3

Season to taste with salt, pepper, nutmeg and sugar.

Step 4

Add the egg and pour the mixture into a well buttered oven proof dish. Sprinkle the breadcrumbs on to, dot with remaining butter and bake in oven at 180c for about an hour, until the top is lightly browned.


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