They’re high in vitamin C, which is much needed in the winter to ward off colds and flu, and have good levels of fibre.
- Peel the swede and cut into large pieces.
- Boil in salted water, as you would potatoes, until tender.
- Drain, and then put the pot back on the element for a few moments over a low heat.
- While you are doing this, heat the butter and milk together.
- Mash the swede, then pour in the butter and milk, continuing to mash until you have a lovely creamy and smooth mixture.
- Season with salt and pepper.
- Serve with gravy and roast meat.
Tip: For an additional boost of flavour, grate in 1 tbsp of parmesan cheese.