Roast celeriac

Roast celeriac

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  • 4
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious
  • 10 minutes
  • 1 hour
  • Woolworths Hartenberg Chardonnay 2019


  • 2 bulbs whole celeriac
  • 4 T olive oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • For the dressing:
  • 2 T olive oil
  • 2 leeks, finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 T Woolworths Cape Malay curry spice
  • 2 T butter
  • 2 lemons, zested and ju
  • salt, to taste

Cooking Instructions

1. Preheat the oven to 180°C. Rub the celeriac with the olive oil, then season. Roast for 45 minutes or until tender and caramelised.

2. Meanwhile, make the dressing. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over a medium heat, then add the leeks and garlic and sauté for 10 minutes. Add the curry spice and butter and cook for a further 10 minutes.

3. Deglaze the pan with the lemon juice and heat through, swirling the pan so that the sauce emulsifies. Season and serve with the celeriac.

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Photograph: Myburgh Du Plessis
Food assistants: Bianca Strydom, Jarryd Thesen, Mogau Seshoene

Abigail Donnelly Recipe by: Abigail Donnelly
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