• 2 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 pounds celery root, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 12 ounce russet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 large shallot, coarsley chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter


  1. Combine the milk, celery root, potato, garlic, salt and 3 cups water in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium-high, reduce the heat to medium and simmer until the vegetables are tender, 28-30 minutes.
  2. Drain the vegetables into a colander; discard the liquid. Transfer the vegetables to the bowl of a food processor and add the butter; process until smooth.