Savoury Swede Pudding

Ingredients:

  • 500 g  swede

  • 1/2 cup fine breadcrumbs

  • 3 tbsp milk

  • 2 tbsp bacon fat

  • 4 strips bacon, crumbled

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp sugar

  • 2 eggs, well beaten

Method:

  1. Clean, peel and cube the rutabaga, and cook in boiling water until tender, then drain.
  2. While rutabaga is cooking, fry bacon strips and reserve 2 tbsp or so of the grease; drain bacon and crumble.
  3. Mash rutabaga thoroughly,then add all the other ingredients.
  4. Put into a 2 qt casserole and bake at 350°F (180°C) gas 4. for 1 hour.
  5. A pinch of cinnamon or ginger might be added.