Tested till perfect Sweet Potato, Celeriac and Apple Purée
Sweet Potato, Celeriac and Apple Puree
Photography by Matthew Kimura

Sweet Potato, Celeriac and Apple Purée

This sweet, smooth purée makes a lovely side dish for turkey and pork. 

By Soo Kim And The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2009

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  • Portion size 6 to 8


  • 1/2 1/2large celeriac, peeled and cut into 1-1/2-inch cubes
  • 2 lb 2lbsweet potatosweet potatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 3 tbsp 3tbspunsalted butter
  • 1 1golden delicious applegolden delicious apples, peeled and sliced
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspgrated nutmeg
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In 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 Information Per each of 8 servings: about

cal 135 pro 2g total fat 5g sat. fat 3g
carb 23g fibre 3g chol 11mg sodium 453mg
potassium 328mg

% RDI:

calcium 4 iron 6 vit A 161 vit C 25
folate 4
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