Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Celeriac

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15 min


7 cups (1.75 L)

* PLUS Cooking time: 25 minutes


  • 6 large potatoes , peeled
  • 1 celeriac , about 625 g
  • 4 garlic cloves , peeled
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 pinch white pepper
  • chopped green onions or chives


  • Cut potatoes in quarters and place in a large saucepan of water. Set over high heat. Slice away all peel from celeriac. Cut celeriac into large cubes and add to potatoes with whole garlic cloves. Cover and bring to a boil. Then reduce heat and boil gently until potatoes are very tender, 25 min.
  • Drain potatoes, celeriac and garlic. Then mash with a potato masher. Pour milk into a bowl or measuring cup. Add Dijon, salt and pepper. Microwave until hot, 1 min. Whisk to mix. Gradually beat into potatoes until as creamy as you like. Sprinkle with chives.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 264,
  • Protein
  • 6 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 59 g,
  • Fat
  • 1 g,
  • Fibre
  • 5 g,

Mixing the refreshing flavour of celeriac (a.k.a. celery root) with mashed potatoes creates a bright taste and cuts calories.