Celery Root Mash, as seen on Symon's Dinners Cooking In, Season 1.
Recipe courtesy of Michael Symon

Celery Root Puree

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 45 min
  • Active: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 servings



  1. Place the celery root in a large pot and cover it with the milk by a few inches. (You may not need to use all the milk.) Add a few pinches of salt along with some freshly grated nutmeg. Bring to a gentle boil and simmer until the celery root is fork tender, 20 to 30 minutes. Drain, reserving about 1/4 cup milk, then return the celery root to the pot.
  2. Place the pot over medium heat and let the celery root dry out for a minute or 2. Add the reserved milk and mash or puree using a potato masher or blender until very smooth. Check for seasoning, adding more salt if necessary.