Celery Root Mash

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Celery root, also called celeriac, has a mild, celery-like flavor and a starchy, potato-like texture. It starts showing up at farmers markets and some supermarkets in the late fall.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. celery root
  • 1 lb. white potatoes
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 8 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel and dice the celery root and potatoes roughly into 1" pieces. Boil in lightly salted boiling water until very tender, about 20 minutes. Drain in a colander, then return to the pot and heat for 30 seconds to steam out any residual water.
  • Heat the milk and butter in a small saucepan.
  • Meanwhile, use a potato masher, mash the vegetables until smooth. Gradually add the heated milk-butter mixture, making sure it is well mixed before adding more. Season with salt and garnish with chives.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs. celery root
  • 1 lb. white potatoes
  • ½ cup whole milk
  • 8 Tbsp. butter
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped chives
  • ⅛ tsp. ground black pepper

Directions

  • Peel and dice the celery root and potatoes roughly into 1" pieces. Boil in lightly salted boiling water until very tender, about 20 minutes. Drain in a colander, then return to the pot and heat for 30 seconds to steam out any residual water.
  • Heat the milk and butter in a small saucepan.
  • Meanwhile, use a potato masher, mash the vegetables until smooth. Gradually add the heated milk-butter mixture, making sure it is well mixed before adding more. Season with salt and garnish with chives.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories290
Total Fat16g
Saturated Fat10g
Cholesterol40mg
Sodium360mg
Total Carbohydrate35g
Dietary Fiber4g
Sugars2g
Protein5g