The Ultimate Celery Root Salad - A Refreshing and Nutritious Dish

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The Ultimate Celery Root Salad - A Refreshing and Nutritious Dish
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on September 10, 2023

This ultimate celery root salad is a perfect blend of flavors and textures. With its refreshing crunch, rich creaminess, and tangy dressing, it offers a delightful eating experience. Packed with nutrients and vitamins, this salad is not only delicious but also incredibly healthy. Serve it as a side dish or enjoy it as a refreshing snack. This recipe is easy to make and guaranteed to impress your guests.


  • 1 celery root
  • 1 medium apple
  • 1 cup walnuts
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Peel and grate the celery root using a box grater or food processor.
  2. Core and dice the apple into small pieces.
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated celery root, diced apple, and walnuts.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the Greek yogurt, lemon juice, Dijon mustard, honey, chopped parsley, salt, and black pepper.
  5. Pour the dressing over the celery root mixture and toss until well coated.
  6. Cover the bowl and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to allow the flavors to meld together.
  7. Before serving, give the salad a quick stir and adjust the seasoning if needed.
  8. Garnish with extra parsley and walnut halves if desired.
  9. Serve chilled and enjoy!

Interesting Facts

  • Celery root, also known as celeriac, is widely used in European cuisine but is gaining popularity in America due to its nutritional benefits.
  • Celery root is an excellent source of dietary fiber, vitamin K, and phosphorus, making it a great addition to a healthy diet.
  • The combination of crunchy celery root, sweet apple, and creamy dressing creates a perfect balance of flavors in this salad.
  • Walnuts not only add a satisfying crunch but also provide a dose of healthy fats and antioxidants to the dish.
  • This salad is a versatile dish that pairs well with a variety of main courses and is suitable for both casual and formal gatherings.