Celeriac Fries

Celeriac Fries

These Celeriac Fries are perfect if you want to make something healthier than regular chips, but you’re getting a little bored of sweet potato fries.

Celeriac Fries

If you’re not sure what celeriac is, it’s the root of a celery plant. It’s large and round like a cabbage, but the surface is knobbly and gnarly like lots of root vegetables.

Celeriac may not look very appetising, but it’s actually delicious and so versatile. You can make mash with it, blend it into a soup, or use it to make a gratin. I’ve also discovered it’s delicious chopped into ‘fries’ and roasted! 

These Celeriac Fries look very similar to normal potato fries, but have a nutty and slightly sweet flavour. They’re not floury at all – I would say their texture is more similar to that of roasted carrots or parsnips. 

I hope you’ll give these Celeriac Fries a try! They make such a yummy and healthy side dish or snack. They taste great on their own, but even better with a dipping sauce.

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Celeriac Fries
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Celeriac Fries
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
1 hrs
Total Time
1 hrs 10 mins
 

These oven-baked Celeriac Fries are a great healthy alternative to potato fries! 

Course: Main Course, Side Dish, Snack
Servings: 2
Ingredients
  • 1 celeriac
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil (or sub coconut or rapeseed oil)
  • Salt + pepper, to taste
  • Optional: 1 teaspoon herbes de provence (or sub dried rosemary)
Instructions
  1. Peel the celeriac (slice off the top and bottom and trim off the sides to remove the skin)
  2. Cut into thick chips
  3. Add to a saucepan with enough water to cover and a pinch of salt, and boil for 10-15 minutes, to soften slightly 

  4. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 180 degrees (350 degrees)

  5. Once the celeriac is done, drain away the water and add oil, salt + pepper and herbes de provence to the saucepan and mix well

  6. Spread out over a large baking tray and bake in oven for 35-45 minutes (until soft, golden brown and shrunken by half)

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