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Celery Root-Pear Puree

Courses: Side dish
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1 lb 454g / 16ozCelery root - peeled, and
  Cut into 2" pieces
1 lb 454g / 16ozPears - peeled, cored, and
  Cut into 1" pieces
4 tablespoons 60mlUnsalted butter
1/2 cup 118mlDry white wine
1/4 cup 59mlHeavy cream
1   Nutmeg
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Place the celery root in a saucepan, and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer, covered, until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain in a colander.

Meanwhile, in a large skillet, melt 2 tablespoons of the butter over medium-high heat. Add the pears and cook, stirring, until soft, about 5 minutes. Add the wine and cook, stirring, until thick and the pears fall apart. Remove from the heat.

Return the drained celery root and pears to a food processor. Add the cream and remaining 2 tablespoons of butter and puree until smooth. Season with the nutmeg, and salt and pepper to taste.

This recipe yields 4 servings.

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