Celery Root and Parsnip Purée

Celery Root and Parsnip Purée

  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total: 30 min
  • Serving: 2-1/2 Servings

A nice change after the holidays from having mashed potatoes again, this celery root and parsnip puree is a smooth and creamy alternative.


  • 1 pound celery root, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 pound parsnip, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Steam the celery root and parsnip in a steamer, as recommended by manufacturer, or in a steamer basket over boiling water for about 20 minutes.
  2. Carefully transfer the hot vegetables to a food processor and then add the cream, butter, salt and pepper.
  3. Pulse the mixture until smooth and then season with some salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.


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