What to do with leftover celeriac
What is celeriac? In our opinion, it’s an underrated knobbly root vegetable – and it tastes very like celery.
Celeriac will add sweet and subtle flavours to many dishes.
Here’s our ways to use up any celeriac you have languishing in the fridge.
Recipes using celeriac
- Shaved celeriac and beetroot caesar salad
- Celeriac, onion and mustard puff pastry tart
- Celeriac, pancetta and hazelnut soup
- Curried celeriac, red cabbage and walnut coleslaw
- Creamy celeriac mash
How to use leftover celeriac
- Garlicky celeriac mash. Peel and roughly chop 2 celeriac and 400g maris piper potatoes. Boil in a pan of salted water with 3 bashed garlic cloves for 15-20 minutes until tender. Drain, discard the garlic, then mash the celeriac with a large knob of butter and a splash of single use cream. Add a couple of handfuls of baby leaf spinach , stir until wilted, then season. Sprinkle with grated nutmeg to serve.
- Celeriac and apple slaw. Peel and cut 100g carrots, 1 red apple and 1/2 large celeriac into thin matchsticks. Combine in a mixing bowl with 1/2 shredded red cabbage and 1/2 very finely chopped red onion. In a separate mixing bowl, combine 150ml good quality mayonnaise, the juice of 1 lemon and 1 tsp dijon mustard. Season well, then mix into the vegetables and serve with cold cuts.
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