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Thursday 5 January 2017

Baked Celeriac / Root Celery with Creamy Blue Cheese : Low Carb

This recipe suggestion shows a delicious low-carb snack, or appetizer, made from oven-baked celeriac /root celery. Just serve with a simple spinach salad and a wonderfully creamy blue cheese... yum!

Serves Four
4g carb per serving

900 g celeriac / root celery
2 – 3 tablespoons olive oil
sea salt and pepper
100 g baby spinach
80 ml hazelnuts
3 tablespoons butter
100 g mushrooms
1 red onion
100 – 150 g blue cheese or gorgonzola cheese or roquefort cheese, at room temperature

Recipe instructions are here

Granted, celeriac / root celery is not the prettiest vegetable in the produce aisle - but celeriac / celery root is beautiful on the inside!

Tips on how to Treat It:
1) Shop for firm, unblemished roots that feel heavy for their size, with a greenish blush.
2) Store in the fridge, unpeeled, in an unsealed plastic bag, with a dry paper towel to absorb excess moisture, for up to 3 weeks.
3) Scrub celery roots well, then trim the top and bottom with a sharp knife. Peel skin with a vegetable peeler, then use knife to trim any recessed or pocked parts of the root.

All the best Jan


Jo said...

That's something quite different to anything I've tried before, it sounds lovely.

Christine said...

Looks simple and delicious , a recipe worth saving thanks!

Magic Love Crow said...

My mouth is watering! Thank you!

Lisa said...

How I wish I wasn't such a fuss pot and could appreciate a wider range of flavours but this is one which will have to pass me by.
Hope you have a great weekend.
Lisa x

eileeninmd said...

Hello, this looks delicious. I may try this recipe with my hubby. Have a happy weekend!

Lisabella Russo said...

What a wonderful recipe!

Conniecrafter said...

It so amazes me the foods that are out there that I have never heard before.

Debbie said...

YuM - what a great snack!!

The Happy Whisk said...

I gotta try this veggie sometime, for sure.