Creamy Celeriac, Roast Garlic and Mushroom Carbonara

A lovely, deliciously creamy and tasty mushroom carbonara with roast celeriac and garlic – it’s super smooth with no dairy, oil or nuts but still dreamy.

vegan-creamy-celeriac-roast-garlic-and-mushroom-carbonara 1

I love this deliciously creamy, tasty sauce made with roast celeriac and garlic – super smooth with no dairy, oil or nuts but still encases the spaghetti beautifully.

I reserved some of the roast celeriac to top the spaghetti along with the roast onions and sautéed mushrooms.

It’s absolutely packed with flavour and would make a wonderful Valentine’s or celebration meal.

I hope you enjoy this, much love. Niki xxx

vegan-creamy-celeriac-roast-garlic-and-mushroom-carbonara 1a

Creamy Celeriac, Roast Garlic and Mushroom Carbonara

A lovely, deliciously creamy and tasty mushroom carbonara with roast celeriac and garlic - it’s super smooth with no dairy, oil or nuts but still dreamy.
Prep time: 15 mins
Cook time: 1 hr
Serves 2
4 from 3 votes

Ingredients

For the roast veg

  • 550 g celeriac peeled and chopped into cubes
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 head garlic
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground pepper

For the sauce

  • 200 ml almond/oat milk
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp sea Salt
  • Black pepper

150g spaghetti of choice

    For the mushrooms

    • 200 g Mushrooms sliced
    • 1 tbsp olive oil
    • Pinch salt and black pepper

    For the toppings

    • Extra virgin olive oil
    • Chilli flakes
    • Sea salt flakes

    Instructions

    • Heat the oven to fan 180C
    • First, peel the celeriac, chop into small cubes, then add to a baking tray.
    • In a separate tray, add onion and a whole garlic bulb.
    • Toss the celeriac and onion with olive oil, salt and pepper.
    • Roast the celeriac for approx 50 minutes or until it’s cooked and golden brown.
    • Remove the garlic and onions after 25- 30 minutes
    • Reserve a 1/4 of the roast celeriac

    To make the sauce

    • Add the celeriac, paprika, salt, pepper, almond milk, nutritional yeast and the roast garlic to a food processor. Blitz until you get a creamy sauce.
    • Sauté the mushrooms with the oil in a pan, fry until soft. Season with the salt and pepper.
    • Cook the pasta following pack instructions and drain and pop back in the pan.
    • Add the sauce to pan and toss to combine.

    To serve

    • Top with the reserved roast celeriac, mushrooms and roast onions.
    • Drizzle on olive oil, and sprinkle chilli flakes and sea salt.
    Print Recipe Pin Recipe Share on Facebook
    If you recreate this recipe, tag me on Instagram:@rebelrecipes or #rebelrecipes for a chance to be featured.

    More Recipes with Pasta, Celeriac, Garlic or Mushrooms

    Discuss this Recipe with Niki
    Rebel Recipes Website Blog Top 10 Healthy & Light 1a

    4 Responses

    1. 3 stars
      I really loved the idea of this dish and was excited to try it, but I was honestly disappointed. I didn’t think it tasted very well and was somewhat bland.

    2. 5 stars
      OMG!! This recipe is soooo good! The sauce I could actually quite happily eat with a spoon . Awesome Nikki

    3. 4 stars
      Thank you for this creative use for celery root which I had in my organic produce bag this week. The sauce made a large amount, and was very thick (I used unsweetened oat milk, which is what I had), so I thinned it quite a bit with the pasta water. I’m going to try and freeze the leftover sauce, I think it would be a nice addition to thicken a soup. Any other suggestions? Overall a very rich, tasty and satisfying dish.

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published.

    Recipe Rating




    Buy Me a Coffee

    If you’ve enjoyed using my recipes, I’d love you to support my blog.

    I’ll be cooking up a plateful of super-delicious vegan recipes here over the coming months.

    To support my work, promote the vegan message far and wide, and of course help keep Dill in kittie food, you can buy me a coffee here.

    Thank you, and much love, Niki xxx

    (Payments via Ko-Fi are processed by Stripe, a global payments platform certified to the the most stringent level of certification available in the payments industry.)

    Wait...Before You Go

    Get my Free Top 5 Recipes using Herbs eBook...

    Rebel Recipes Website Top 5 Herbs eBook Image