Potato & Celery-Root Mash


  • Prep Time10 mins
  • Total Time10 mins
  • Makes8 Cups
*PLUS Cooking time: 30 minutes
Potato & Celery-Root Mash

John Cullen

Chatelaine Triple Tested


  • 4 potatoes

  • 2 625 g celeriac, or celery roots

  • 3/4 cup 10% cream

  • 1 tsp salt


  • Cut peeled potatoes into quarters and place in a large saucepan of water. Slice away and discard all peel from celery roots. Cut into large cubes and add to saucepan. Cover and bring to a boil over high. Reduce heat and boil gently until potatoes are very tender, 30 min.

  • Drain potatoes and celery root and return to pot over medium. Stir until all water has evaporated. Remove from heat. Mash with a potato masher. Pour cream into a bowl or measuring cup. Add salt and microwave until hot, 1 min.

  • Whisk to mix. Gradually beat into potatoes until creamy.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 137, Protein 4g, Carbohydrates 26g, Fibre 3g, Sodium 427mg.

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Celery root, also known as celeriac, looks like a lumpy brown root. It has a wonderfully subtle taste of celery, and the texture of a potato.

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