Light creamy celeriac mashed potatoes

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PREP TIME

15 min

Makes

4 to 6 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • 8 potatoes , peeled
  • 1 celeriac , or celery root
  • 4 garlic cloves , peeled
  • generous pinches salt
  • 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • pinch white pepper
  • 3/4 cup buttermilk
  • Topping of chives or green onions , sliced

Instructions

  • Quarter potatoes, then place in a large saucepan of cold water set over high heat. Peel and cut celeriac into cubes, then rinse to remove any grit. Add to potatoes along with garlic and a generous pinch of salt. Add more water, if needed, to completely cover vegetables. Cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and gently boil until vegetables are very tender, from 25 to 30 minutes. Drain vegetables. Remove garlic to a dish and mash with a fork. Return to potatoes. Mash potatoes and celeriac with a potato masher. Add Dijon and 1/2 teaspoon (2 mL) salt and pepper. Gradually beat in buttermilk. Serve sprinkled with chives or onions.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 186,
  • Protein
  • 4.9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 41.8 g,
  • Fat
  • 0.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 3.4 g,
  • Sodium
  • 286 mg.

The creaminess of these potatoes comes from the low-fat buttermilk.