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A dish of swede and carrot mash on a blue napkin

Swede (Rutabaga) & Carrot Mash | Weight Watchers

A smooth and creamy Swede and Carrot Mash that is zero SmartPoints on Weight Watchers Green, Blue, Purple and Freestyle plans. A tasty side dish for any WW dinner recipe.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine British
Keyword weight watchers recipes, Weight Watchers side dishes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 117kcal
Author Marianne


  • 1 Swede / rutabaga / swedish turnip (approx 400g)
  • 6 - 7 carrots (approx 400g)
  • Calorie controlled cooking oil
  • Salt
  • Ground black pepper


  • Peel and chop the swede / rutabaga and chop into chunks approx 2cm
  • Top and tail the carrots, peel and chop into chunks approx 2cm
  • Place the chunks into a large saucepan of cold, salted water.
  • Bring to the boil then once boiling reduce the heat to a simmer and cover.
  • Simmer for 25 - 30 minutes until a knife pierces the vegetables with ease.
  • Remove from the heat and drain.
  • Return the swede / rutabaga and carrot chunks to the saucepan and place on a low heat to rid it of any left over water (1 - 2 minutes)
  • Turn off the heat and spray with approx 10 sprays of calorie controlled cooking oil.
  • Season with some salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper.
  • Mash with a potato masher until it reaches a desired consistency.
  • Check the seasoning and serve.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 117kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 148mg | Potassium: 929mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 14g