Easy Carrot Celeriac Spiralized Salad! This root vegetable spiralized salad is simple, light, and healthy to make, not to mention delicious! A paleo, vegan, and whole 30 friendly noodle salad option you can make under 30 minutes. All you need are the right spices and oils. Celeriac is light and low carb but extremely versatile!
I have this place in my heart for ugly produce. I really do. Remember my love for rutabagas? It’s like, the uglier the fruit or vegetable the more I want to take it and make it into a Swan of a dish. But here’s the thing. Often these ugly duckling of a produce have so much nourishment inside. It’s what’s inside that counts, right? Hehe. Is that too corny or what?
Take this Carrot Celeriac Spiralized Salad. It looks so pretty, healthy, and tasty, right? Please say yes.
But this spiralized salad did not start off looking like this.
Celeriac (also known as Celery Root) actually looks like this (below). GASP!
It’s like I pulled an misshapen rock out of the grown and gave it a green mohawk, the chopped it off. Oh poor celery root. I mean celeriac. Not only is it ugly, but it’s name sounds like a disease.
Luckily, this ugly duckling winter root vegetable is far from a disease and is so versatile to use! PHEW! In fact, celeriac has a taste that is similar to a blend of celery and parsley. Plus it contains some pretty SUPER POWER nutrients, which of course would FIGHT disease. YES!
Health benefits of eating Celeriac (celery root)
- First of all, it’s pretty low in calories. So it’s a great replacement for those looking to lighten up a meal or starch. It can be used as a mash, in soup, and of course… SPIRALIZED SALAD! Which is more fun anyway.
- Second, celeriac contains a good amount of Vitamin K. Which is vital for our bone health! Vitamin K improves bone mineralization by promoting bone BOOSTING fighting activity (all within the bones).
- Third, it contains some pretty crucial ESSENTIAL minerals that helps boost our immunity and energy. Essential minerals such as phosphorus, iron, calcium, copper, and manganese.
- And fourth (and the reason I love it), celeriac is said to have calming, antiseptic, and other therapeutic properties. Especially in regards to the digestive system. So those that suffer from digestive disorders, IBS, indigestion,etc. This just might be THE vegetable you’ll want to ADD to diet ASAP. Ahhh… bliss!
I told you this ugly vegetable is PRETTY amazing —> see what I did there? 😉
And I’m not gonna lie, I kinda had fun making this dish because of all the noodles it produced by only a few VEGETABLES!
We enjoyed it alongside some roasted chicken, but you can easily eat this as it. Although, you’re gonna want to go back for seconds or thirds, so you better make that a double celeriac salad. Just sayin….
This salad literally takes 10 minutes to make with no cooking required. YAY! It’s also paleo, whole30 approved, vegan, yada yada yada. ..
But most importantly… it’s FLIPPING GOOD!
So here’s my challenge to you. Go get yourself an ugly celeriac (celery root) and trying making something with it. Actually, start off with making this easy peasy carrot and celeriac spiralized salad, then progress from there. Keep me posted, mmm k?
Here’s the spiralizer I use. It has 3 blades and I ADORE IT!
Ever tried Celeriac? Or spiralizing something other than zucchini?