About: Celeriac is a member of the celery family and is grown as a root vegetable. Unlike other root vegetables, celeriac is very low in starch. Celeriac can be eaten raw or cooked and used on its own or as a flavoring in soups and stews. Its flavor is often described as a combination of celery and parsley with nutty undertones.
Nutritional Information: A very good source of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Phosphorus and Potassium.
Storage: Celeriac stores for months if kept in the refrigerator.
Tips: Dip raw, cut celeriac in lemon water. Like apples, celeriac browns when exposed to air for prolonged periods of time.
Quick Fix: For a simple celeriac dish, boil pieces of celeriac for 30 minutes in water. Add a bit of lemon juice and serve with butter and herbs.
Recipes: Celeriac Mash, Celery Root Soup with Apples, Celery Root Soup with Bacon and Apples, Puree of Celeriac with Pears, Celeriac Parsnip Mash, More recipes and tips from Epicurious, Double Celery and Potato Soup, Roasted Celery Root and Beet Salad