Slow Cooker Celery Root Soup

Celery root, also called celeriac, has a taste similar to celery and parsley.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 8 hours 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6


  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 small leek (white and light green parts only), chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 large celery root, peeled and cubed
  • 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 1⁄2 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1⁄2 cup sour cream


  • In a large skillet over medium heat, melt the butter, then add the leeks and sauté about 4 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté an additional 30 seconds.
  • In a 4-quart slow cooker, add the sautéed leeks and garlic, celery root, potatoes, broth, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook over low heat for 6 to 8 hours.
  • Let the soup cool slightly, then process in a blender or with an immersion blender until smooth. Serve with a dollop of sour cream.