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Produce Info, Storage Tips and Recipes

Celeriac (Celery Root)

Celeriac (Celery Root)

The Basics

Celeriac is one of the homelier of vegetables, but it doesn't make it any less delicious. Celeriac, also known as celery root, is a type of celery that's grown for its root instead of its stalk. You can use celeriac in almost any recipe that calls for root vegetables.

Preparation

Fill a large bowl with cold water and a few tablespoons of lemon juice. Peel the celery root and cut into equal sized chunks or slices. To prevent browning, place the cut up pieces into the bowl of acidulated water until you're ready to cook them. Celeriac can be boiled, roasted, or steamed, just like other root veggies.

Storage Tips

Store root veggies like celeriac in a plastic bag in the crisper drawer of the refrigerator.

Nutrition

Celeriac is a very good source of both vitamin C and phosphorous. Vitamin C is a natural antioxidant that helps control infections, improve immunity, and maintain healthy bones, teeth, and blood vessels. Phosphorous is an essential mineral that also plays a key role in bone health. (See more celeriac nutrition facts on Self.com.)

Seasonality

Jan, Feb, Mar, Sep, Oct, Nov,

Recipes

Celeriac and Potato Mash with Kale
Celeriac Hashbrown Casserole
Celeriac Mash
Celeriac Puree
Celeriac Remoulade
Celery Root and Parsnip Puree
Celery Root Schnitzel
Chickpea and Chorizo Stew with Celeriac and Kale
Creamy Parsnip, Celeriac, & Turnip Soup
Potato-Celeriac Gratin
Roasted Cauliflower, Celeriac and White Cheddar Soup
Roasted Root Vegetables
Root Vegetable Gratin
Rutabaga and Celeriac Puree with Seared Scallops
Spicy Celeriac and Carrot Soup
Trusted Roasted Root Vegetable Recipe