Celery root pairs perfectly with the ordinary potato to create extraordinary results in Potato and Celery Root Purée, a most delightful and tasty side dish. Ideal when serving roasts or even and ol’ fashioned meatloaf.
Potato and Celery Root Puree

Potato and Celery Root Purée
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: French
Serves: 6
  • 1 1/2 pounds all-purpose potatoes, peeled
  • 1 1/2 pounds celery root, peeled, cubed
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • 3/4 Cup whole milk
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoons unsalted butter
  • black pepper, freshly ground, to taste
  1. Place potatoes and celery root in large pot; add water to cover by 1-inch. Add a pinch of salt.
  2. Bring to boil over high heat. Reduce heat and cook until vegetables are tender. Drain, reserving 1 cup cooking liquid.
  3. Push vegetables through fine disk of food mill into bowl or in batches in a food processor.
  4. Beat in milk, butter, salt and pepper. Add cooking liquid if mixture is too thick.
  5. Garnish with fresh herbs.


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