Celeriac fritters

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20 min


35 min


16 fritters

Celeriac fritters

Photo, Erik Putz.


  • 4 slices thick-cut bacon , chopped
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 6 cups peeled and coarsely grated celeriac , (about 1 small)
  • 1/2 cup grated onion
  • 2 eggs , lightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 Gala apple , cored and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 2 tbsp chopped chives


  • PREHEAT oven to 250F. Place a rack on a baking sheet and set aside.
  • COOK bacon in a large frying pan over medium until crisp, 4 to 5 min. Transfer bacon to a paper-towel-lined plate. Pour bacon drippings and canola oil into a small bowl.
  • COMBINE celeriac, onion, eggs, flour, salt and pepper in a large bowl.
  • HEAT 2 tbsp oil mixture in the same frying pan over medium. Pack celeriac mixture into 1/4-cup portions, carefully turning each one into pan. Flatten into 3-in. wide fritters with a spatula. Cook until golden and crispy, 3 to 4 min per side. Transfer to prepared rack and place in oven to keep warm. Repeat with remaining celeriac mixture, adding 1 tbsp more oil mixture for each batch.
  • SERVE fritters topped with apple slices, sour cream, bacon and chives.



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Nutrition (per piece)

  • Calories
  • 106,
  • Protein
  • 3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8 g,
  • Fat
  • 7 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1 g,
  • Sodium
  • 255 mg.

Kitchen tip: Use the grate attachment on your food processor to prepare the celeriac.

Kitchen tip: If you make these without bacon, increase canola oil to 5 tbsp.