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Celery root (celeriac root) is not the most beautiful vegetable in the produce aisle but oh so good. It is delicious in soups or puree as a side dish or just shred and add to salad or slaw.

Celery Root

Celery Root

Here is my Celery Root soup

1 kilo celery root
500 gram potatoes
1 large yellow onion
1 L water
2 vegetable bouillon cubes
100 mL whole milk
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste
Optional: Whole nutmeg and fresh parsley or marjoram for serving

  • Peel and chop in large chunks celery root, potatoes and onion.
  • Bring to boil the water and dissolve the bouillon cubes.
  • Add the vegetables and simmer under lid for 15-20 minutes until root vegetables are soft and fully cooked.
  • Remove about half of the liquid bouillon and set to side.
  • With a handheld immersion mixer puree the vegetables.
  • Add in the milk and whisk together.
  • Add back the reserved bouillon to whisk together the soup.
  • Add nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste.
  • Pour into serving cups.
  • Freshly grate some nutmeg on top and garnish with some parsley or marjoram.
  • Serve with some fresh baked bread.
Celery Root Soup

Celery Root Soup

Remember Life is too short to not eat and drink well!