Definition

Celeriac is the root bulb of celery heads. It has a celery flavor and is prepared in a variety of ways, both raw and cooked.

Health considerations

Celeriac is a source of iber, vitamin K, phosphorus, and potassium. Celeriac is low in starch compared to other root vegetables.

Keep in mind

Celery is an allergen capable of causing severe reactions which may lead to anaphylactic shock; celeriac, as the root, can contain these allergens in high concentrations.

May be found in

Soups, stews, prepared foods, raw, casseroles

References

Self Nutrition Data
Western Journal of Medicine

Alternative Spellings and Names

Celery root

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