Hey, Wild Flower! A rutabaga is this:
Rutabaga: The Underrated Root Vegetable
Food and Cuisine If you ask most people if they like rutabagas, you'll most likely get a blank stare or "A ruta-what?"…
It’s very much like a turnip. Which I also had. :) It gets a little softer when cooking, though. It’s got a very cruciferous-y flavor, more cabbage-y than the other roots.