Tag: root vegetable

In Season: Celery Root

by in In Season, November 16, 2010
Celery Root
Market-Fresh Celery Root

This veggie won’t win any beauty contests, but if you look past its rough exterior, it adds spicy flavor, creamy texture and nutrients galore to fall dishes. Find out more about this underappreciated root veggie and several ways to use it.

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Spotlight Recipe: Sweet Potato and Celery Root Fries

by in Healthy Recipes, December 26, 2008


Embrace your root vegetables. Celery root (a.k.a celeriac) doesn’t get much love mostly because people don’t know what to do with it. Containing vitamin K and potassium, it has a fresh celery flavor. This dish pairs the root with sweet potatoes, another tuber that’s loaded with B vitamins and beta-carotene.

These spicy-and-savory fries are a perfect side dish for a simple sandwich or some of your leftover roast. And don’t worry, they’re oven-baked, not fried.

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