Celery Root Salad

Celery root salad is one of my favorite salads, even though when I was a little girl I used to hate it. I remember my mother used to mix celery root  with potato so I couldn’t tell there was celery root in. For a while her trick  worked on me but later on I began to know the difference between the texture of a potato and celery root ..Any how, now I love this vegetable and try to use the same trick on my children..Is it working? Nope, I dont think so! I guess these days kids have sensitive taste buds and can tell the difference of the textures better than I did years ago

This recipe is very easy and light..I don’t know if this recipe’s a favorite among children but if you like celery root than  you might want to try the recipe.


1/2 cup mayonnaise

1/2 cup nonfat yogurt

1 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 Tbsp dill
1 lb celery root – quartered, peeled, and coarsely grated just before mixing
Salt and freshly ground pepper
1 carrot, peeled,grated

1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Combine the mayonnaise, yogurt and lemon juice in a medium-sized bowl. Fold in the celery root, carrot and season with salt and pepper.Sprinkle walnuts and dill on top. Cover and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour.

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