This sweet, smooth purée makes a lovely side dish for turkey and pork.
- Portion size 8 servings
- Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: December 2009
- 1/2 celeriac peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch cubes
- 2 lbs sweet potatoes peeled and chopped
- 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
- 1 golden delicious apple peeled and sliced
- 1/4 teaspoon grated nutmeg
MethodIn large pot of boiling salted water, cover and cook celeriac for 5 minutes.
Add sweet potatoes; cook, covered, until vegetables are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. Drain, reserving 1 cup (250 mL) of the liquid; return to low heat for 1 minute to dry vegetables.
Meanwhile, in small skillet, melt 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the butter over medium heat. Stir in apple and nutmeg; cook, stirring often, until softened, 8 minutes.
In batches in food processor, purée potato mixture and apples until smooth; transfer to bowl. Stir in reserved cooking liquid and remaining butter. (Make-ahead: Store in airtight container for up to 2 days; reheat to serve.)
Nutritional facts Per each of 8 servings: about
- Sodium 453 mg
- Protein 2 g
- Calories 135.0
- Total fat 5 g
- Potassium 328 mg
- Cholesterol 11 mg
- Saturated fat 3 g
- Total carbohydrate 23 g
- Iron 6.0
- Folate 4.0
- Calcium 4.0
- Vitamin A 161.0
- Vitamin C 25.0