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German Celery Root Salad

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Celery root salad (Selleriesalat) is a staple in Germany in winter. You can buy it ready-made in a jar but my mom always made it for us from scratch. If you like, you can add garlic or fresh herbs, but I prefer it plain."
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1 h 25 m servings 238
Original recipe yields 4 servings


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  1. Combine celeriac pieces, water, and 1 tablespoon salt in a saucepan, bring to a boil and cook until celeriac is soft, 15 to 20 minutes. Drain, reserving cooking liquid, and set aside to cool, about 1 hour. Cube celeriac and place in a bowl with onion.
  2. Stir together cooled cooking liquid, vinegar, and sugar. Pour over celeriac and onion. Add oil and mix well. Season with salt.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 238 calories; 4.6 46.6 6.4 0 2149 Full nutrition

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just like how my mom makes it