celery root mashed potatoes recipe by kristen coffield of the culinary cure

Celery Root Mashed Potatoes

Celery root is a great substitute for potatoes. It adds an abundance of essential vitamins and minerals that help our bodies to function properly, is an excellent source of riboflavin, calcium, vitamin B6, magnesium, phosphorus, and a rich source of potassium and fiber. This easy potato substitute can be used in your favorite mashed potato recipe.
Course Side Dish, Vegetables
Keyword celery root, mashed potatoes


  • 2 celery root peeled and cubed
  • 1 head garlic peeled
  • 1/2 sweet onion sliced
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ground white pepper


  1. Bring milk and stock to a simmer in a stock pot. Add celery root cubes, and onion, bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until tender, 30 minutes. Drain and discard cooking liquid.
  2. Combine vegetables and butter in a food processor and puree until smooth, add whole milk if needed. Season to taste with salt and pepper. 

  3. Bake in 350 oven for 40 minutes, stir in chives before serving. 

Recipe Notes

Can be made a day ahead and reheated.