Celery Root & Apple Salad

Recipe courtesy of Gourmande in the Kitchen



For the Mustard Vinaigrette:

2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

2 Tablespoon apple cider or white wine vinegar

4 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil (or 2 Tablespoons olive oil and 2 Tablespoons walnut oil )

Sea salt and freshly ground pepper to taste

For the Shaved Celery Root Salad:

1 medium celery root

1 medium tart apple (like granny smith or fuji)

4 medium celery stalks

2 Tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice (about ½ a large lemon)

2 Tablespoons, fresh celery leaves, finely chopped

1/4 cup fresh flat leaf parsley, finely chopped

¼ cup/ 28g walnuts , toasted



  1. Combine the mustard and vinegar and whisk together. Add the oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly, until combined. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
  2. Peel and quarter the celery root and julienne on a mandoline or with a sharp knife. Toss with one Tablespoon of the lemon juice in a large serving bowl and set aside.
  3. Core and cut the apple into quarters and julienne on a mandoline or with a sharp knife. Toss the apple with shaved celery root and the remaining Tablespoon of lemon juice and set aside.
  4. Thinly slice the celery stalks on a mandoline or with a sharp kife and toss with the celery root and apples.
  5. Toss with the finely chopped celery leaves, parsley leaves and mustard vinaigrette until well combined.
  6. Top with the toasted walnuts and an additional sprinkle of sea salt if desired before serving.