Celery Root

Celery Root Fries


Makes 4 cocktail servings .

Makes 2 side dish servings. 

This recipe is a nice change from the usual vegetables.  The fries are so tasty you will not be aware that they are baked not fried.


  • 1 celery root about 1 pound (See Note)

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • Kosher salt

  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Preheat oven to 500F.

  2. Line a cookie sheet with foil.  

  3. Peel the celery root and slice into ¼ inch rounds. Cut the rounds into ¼ inch strips

  4. Place on the cookie sheet. Toss with the olive oil, salt and pepper.  

  5. Arrange the fries on the cookie sheet and bake for 8 minutes, or until almost soft.


Celery root is not easy to peel, take your time.