Monday, November 2, 2009

Mashed Celery Root

I have become a big fan of the celery root, also known as Celeriac.  Most people I talk to don't know how to even approach the strange looking root.

Here's a recipe that we enjoy frequently, a twist on the traditional mashed potatoes


1 celery root
3 potatoes
dash of cream

Peel the potatoes and chop into pieces.  Peel the celery root and chop into similarly sized pieces.  Put in a pot, cover with water and boil until the potatoes and celery root are fork tender.

Remove from and drain.  Return the vegetables to the pot and add a dash of cream, a little butter (a tablespoon or two) and mash to desired consistency.  Taste, add more cream and butter if needed and season with salt and pepper.

1 comment:

Rosemarie said...

My love affair with this odd thing began in France when we'd get it as a cold salad. I've never had it mashed - sounds good!