Celeriac is a large gnarled looking root, also referred to as celery root or celery knob. The vegetable is related to celery and has the flavor of celery and parsley. The peeled root can be sliced thin, julienned, and used fresh in a salad, or the celeriac can be boiled or steamed. Additionally, the root can be boiled and pureed with potatoes or cut into pieces and added to soups and stews.
Celeriac may be eaten raw too in fact you can slice it like jicama, serve it as a dipper or add it to salads.
You can purchase celeriac at your local grocery store typically year-round, although the peak season is in the winter. You can also check for it at your local farmer's market.
If you don't have celeriac (celery root) you can substitute:
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