On the outside, celeriac may look unappealing with its rough brown texture, but it has a surprisingly fresh flavor when cut into fries and roasted. It has a similar density to potatoes, but is much less starchy, which is perfect for those watching their carb intake. When served with a spicy dipping sauce, this recipe will become a favorite side dish for your favorite sandwich or burger recipe.
Yields: 4 servings | Serving Size: about 1/2 cup fries and 1 tablespoon dipping sauce|Calories: 105| Total Fat: 8 g | Saturated Fat: 2 g | Trans Fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 1 mg | Sodium: 191 mg | Carbohydrates: 6 g | Dietary Fiber: 1 g | Sugars: 3 g | Protein: 4 g | SmartPoints: (Freestyle) 4
- 1 large celeriac root, peeled and cut into strips
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
- 2 tablespoons plain Greek yogurt
- 1 tablespoon Thai sweet chili sauce
- 1 teaspoon lime juice
- Preheat oven to 425 degrees F.
- Toss the celeriac sticks with the olive oil and salt, and lay on a baking sheet in a single layer. Roast until browned and tender.
- Whisk the yogurt with the chili sauce and lime juice and serve on the side.