Celery Root & Cauliflower Mash

NUTRITIONAL NOTES

 

CELERY ROOT:  Celery root is a varietal of celery that grows with a very large bulb root.  The bulb is high in fiber and Vitamin C, but low in calories, making it a good replacement for carbohydrate rich potatoes for those looking to decrease their caloric intake.  

 

CAULIFLOWER: Cauliflower is an important part of the cruciferous vegetable group.  High in Vitamin C, it provides a boost to your immune system. Studies have linked cauliflower to cancer prevention especially bladder, breast, colon, prostate and ovarian cancer.  It also contains many antioxidants to help in detoxification.

Gluten-Free,  Vegan Option

Serves 6

Ingredients:

1 bulb of celery root, peeled and cut into 1 inch chunks

1 head cauliflower, broken into small 1-inch florets

2 cloves garlic

1 cup chicken or vegetable broth

½ cup unsweetened almond milk, or other milk alternative

salt & pepper, to taste

parsley, chopped, for garnish



Directions:

  1. After chopping celery root and cauliflower into similar size pieces, place chunks into a medium sized pot and add chicken stock, milk and a teaspoon of salt.  Bring to a boil. 

  2. Turn heat down to medium, cover with lid and let simmer for 20-25 minutes, until cauliflower and celery root pieces are soft and mashable.

  3. Strain vegetable pieces, reserving 1 cup of cooking liquid.  Place vegetables in a blender or food processor with ½ cup cooking liquid and a pinch of salt and pepper. 

  4. Blend or process until smooth and creamy, adding more of the cooking liquid if needed. 

  5. Place on serving bowl and sprinkle with chopped parsley.  

 

*Can be made 2-3 days prior to serving, simply reheat on the stove top.  

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