Mashed Celeriac with Herbs

Celeriac is a delicious low-carb alternative to mashed potatoes. Pureeing the steamed celeriac in a food processor ensures a smooth, light and fluffy texture.

Prep Time:
20 mins
Additional Time:
40 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
3 cups


  • 1 ½ pounds celeriac (celery root), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) butter, softened

  • ½ cup unsalted chicken broth, warmed

  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs, such as chives, dill and/or thyme

  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt


  1. Bring 2 inches of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add celeriac, cover and steam until tender, adding water as needed, about 40 minutes. Drain.

  2. Transfer the celeriac to a food processor. Add butter, broth, herbs and salt. Puree until smooth, about 1 minute. Serve hot.


To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 2 days. Reheat in a covered baking dish at 350 degrees F for about 25 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

121 Calories
8g Fat
11g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 121
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 3g 5%
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 21mg 7%
Vitamin A 267IU 5%
Vitamin C 9mg 10%
Folate 11mcg 3%
Sodium 316mg 14%
Calcium 55mg 4%
Iron 1mg 5%
Magnesium 24mg 6%
Potassium 370mg 8%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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