Easy Celery Root and Potato Puree

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
35 mins

This easy side dish is an impressively tasteful (and uncomplicated) addition to any holiday meal. It combines celery and potatoes into one fluffy and delicious purée.


  • 4 pounds celery root (about 2 large), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ½ pound new potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 1 cup half-and-half

  • 4 tablespoons butter

  • Coarse salt


  1. Set a steamer basket in a large pot. Fill with enough water to come just below basket; bring to a boil. Add celery root and potatoes; reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 15 to 20 minutes.

  2. Working in batches, transfer celery root, potatoes, half-and-half, and butter to a food processor; puree until smooth. Season with salt.

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