Pureed Celery Root

  • Yield 4 servings

Sometimes some of the strangest looking vegetables are the best tasting. One if these is celery root, or celeriac. Try this as a side with a pan seared piece of fish and some sauteed spinach.

Teresa Blackburn


2 -- celery roots, or celeriacs, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
2 sprigs thyme, chopped
2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup cream
1 tablespoon unsalted butter


  1. Put all ingredients into a saucepan, make sure that you add enough broth to cover celery root by 1/2 inch. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer until celery root is soft.
  2. When soft, drain and reserve cooking liquid. Puree celery root and butter, adding reserved liquid until desired consistency. Season with salt and serve.
Recipe by Relish Chef Amy Roth



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