Celery Root and Apple Purée
2 lb celery root, peeled and cut into chunks
2 large apples, cored and cut into chunks
1 coarsely chopped onion
1/2 cup lowfat buttermilk
1/4 cup unsweetened apple juice concentrate
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper
6 watercress sprigs (totally optional!)
Steam the celery root, apples and onion until they are very tender (20 -25 minutes)
Make a coarse purée of the celery root, apples and onion using a food processor or blender. Work in batches. Transfer to a warmed bowl. Stir in the buttermilk, apple juice concentrate, nutmeg and pepper.
If needed, reheat in a double boiler. The watercress is for garnish.