Celeriac is a root version of celery. It stores remarkably well and is pure white with a very creamy texture. It makes a great addition to soup or combine with mashed potatoes for an extra creamy texture and enhanced flavor.
Celeriac Cream sauce
This is a very versatile sauce, complementing a wide range of vegetables, roasted roots, grains, pasta, fish & poultry
2c vegetable or chicken stock
1 medium celeriac, diced (~2c)
1 leek, sliced (halve or quarter it first if it's a fat one)
1/3 c cream
1/4 c butter
1 t lemon juice
salt & white pepper to taste
Bring the veg stock to a rolling boil in a small pot over high heat. Add the celeriac and leek; reduce heat to med and cook until tender (~15 mins) Let cool slightly then puree in a blender or food processor. Return the celeriac mixture to the pot and bring to barely a simmer. Add the cream, butter and lemon juice and stir well; continue to heat until sauce is steaming and a few bubbles just barely start to break the surface. Season with salt & pepper to taste. Remove from heat & serve hot.
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