Even though celeriac is widely available in the UK, it’s a bit knobbly and odd looking, so a lot of us get put off opting instead for a nice smooth potato. But fear not, because it’s so easy and delicious to make your own celeriac mash, or even celeriac chips and roasties. All you need if our incredibly simple recipe for celeriac mash.
Place in a suitable size saucepan, cover with water and season with salt
Bring to the boil and simmer for 15-20 minutes. The chunks will be cooked when a knife easily slices through them
Drain the water and return the celeriac to the pan with the butter and mash until smooth. Season to taste
What are the health benefits of Celeriac?
100g of Potato contains 75 calories, while 100g of celeriac contains just 15. So if you’re mad for potatoes, but you’re trying to cut down on calories, you should replace potato with celeriac. Celeriac is also a good source of fibre and it helps to lower cholestoral.
How do you prepare and cook celeriac?
Step 1. Peel Your Celeriac
Possible Step 2. Chop your celeriac into cubes, boil it in a pan over high heat (with a pinch of salt) and eat as a side.
Possible Step 2. Cut your celeriac into thin strips and roast in a preheated oven at 200 degrees with oil and salt for celeriac chips.
Can celeriac be roasted?
Yes – absolutely! In the majority of cases, if you can do something with a potato, it’ll work with celeriac too. Just peel your celeriac, chop it into large cubes, cook at 200 degrees with some oil and seasoning. Delicious roast celeriac!
What is celeriac puree?
Someone asked us this on Facebook, and celeriac puree is pretty much the same thing as celeriac mash. It’s just that mash is a bit rougher and can have a few lumps here and there. If you want your celeriac really smooth you can use a hand blender.