Celery Root in Olive Oil with Orange Juice
(Zeytinyağlı Portakallı Kereviz)
2 medium size celery roots, peeled, cut in wedges
Enough water with half of lemon juice to cover the celery roots
10 pearl onions, peeled
1 carrot, peeled, sliced
1 medium size potato, peeled, cut in cubes
1 tsp flour, all purpose
~50 ml extra virgin olive oil (half for cooking, half for after cooking)
Juice from one orange
3-4 orange wedges
1/2 cup water with lemon juice (taken from the lemon water to soak the vegetables)
Soak the celery wedges into water with half of lemon juice to prevent them from getting darker for about 5 minutes.
Meanwhile, saute the carrot, potato and pearl onions in a pot with the olive oil and flour. Add the celery wedges, orange juice, orange wedges, water and salt. Cover and cook until the vegetables are tender at low heat.
Let it cool down in the pot. Then, place on a serving platter. Drizzle the remaining olive oil. Serve at room temperature or chilled.
Labels: Olive Oil Dishes