Celery Root Lasagna with Cashew Ricotta

Celeriac is the edible room of the celery plant. It has a delicious combination of sweet and earthy and works perfectly for a stacked “lasagna.”
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Celery root lasagna
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes

Ingredients

Celeriac

  • 1 large celery root cleaned, ends trimmed and peeled
  • Tomato sauce*
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes sliced in half
  • Microgreens optional

Cashew Ricotta

  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked in boiling water for 30 minutes
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 400F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Slice the peeled celery root into 1/4” rounds and bake on the prepared sheet for 20 minutes. Flip and bake for an additional 10 minutes.

  3. Meanwhile, prepare the cashew ricotta by draining the soaked cashews. Place in a high-speed blender along with the 1/4 cup water, garlic, salt and vinegar. Blend until smooth. Season with more salt or pepper to taste.

  4. Stack the lasagna starting with the celery root, 2 tablespoons tomato sauce, 1 tablespoon of the cashew ricotta, followed by the cherry tomatoes. Top with another celery root round, more tomato sauce and cashew ricotta. Create additional stacks by repeating with remaining ingredients.
  5. Bake the stacks at 400F for 10 minutes. Top with the microgreens if using and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

*exact amount of tomato sauce and cashew ricotta used will depend on the size of your celery root

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