Rating: 4 stars
3 Ratings
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Roasted apples and celery root (celeriac) with a maple-bacon glaze make a perfect fall side dish. If you can't find pure maple syrup, use an equal amount of brown sugar plus 1 tablespoon of water in Step 3.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, September/October 2012

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40 mins
Servings:
4

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

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  • Toss celery root with oil, pepper and salt and spread on a rimmed baking sheet. Roast until starting to brown, 10 to 12 minutes. Add apples, toss gently and continue roasting until the apples and celery root are tender, 6 to 10 minutes more.

  • Meanwhile, cook bacon in a medium skillet over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until just crispy. Remove to a paper-towel-lined plate with a slotted spoon; discard all but 2 teaspoons of the bacon fat. Add maple syrup to the fat in the pan and bring to a boil, scraping up the browned bits. Add the cooked bacon and thyme (or rosemary). When the celery root and apples are tender, gently toss them with the maple-bacon glaze and roast for about 5 minutes more.

Tips

Shopping Tip: Choose unbruised, firm apples with smooth skin. Store for up to 4 months in the refrigerator.

Cut Down on Dishes: A rimmed baking sheet is great for everything from roasting to catching accidental drips and spills. For effortless cleanup and to keep your baking sheets in tip-top shape, line them with a layer of foil before each use.

Nutrition Facts

240 calories; protein 4.2g; carbohydrates 39.8g; dietary fiber 4.9g; sugars 24g; fat 8.4g; saturated fat 2.3g; cholesterol 9.2mg; vitamin a iu 58.3IU; vitamin c 15.9mg; folate 14.6mcg; calcium 92mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 40.3mg; potassium 610.7mg; sodium 387.8mg; thiamin 0.1mg; added sugar 12g.
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Reviews (4)

3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 2 stars
09/19/2013
?Question? How is cooking with bacon fat healthy? Read More
Rating: 5 stars
04/26/2013
Wonderful flavors! We were trying to find a way to use celeriac which we had received in a CSA share. This recipe was amazing! Loved the mix of flavors. We steamed sweet potatoes and ate this over them. Will fix this again and again! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
09/22/2018
This was really great but it made a tiny amount would double the apples and celery root. Read More
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