Celeriac Steaks with Salsa Verde


Chargrilled Celeriac Steaks BBQ

This zesty, herby celeriac is a beautiful addition to your barbecue or griddle.


  1. 2 tbsp olive oil
  2. 1 tsp middle Eastern inspired dried herbs (e.g dried sumac, dried oregano, cumin, salt, dried marjoram)
  3. 1 large celeriac
  4. ½ x 25g pack (about 1/2 cup) basil, finely chopped
  5. ½ x 25g pack (about 1/2 cup) flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  6. ½ x 25g pack (about 1/2 cup) mint, leaves only, finely chopped
  7. 1 clove garlic, crushed
  8. 1 tbsp nonpareille capers, drained and chopped
  9. 1 tbsp finely chopped walnuts
  10. Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  11. 125ml (about 1/2 cup) extra virgin olive oil


Serves 4.


  1. Prepare and light the barbecue or preheat a grill or griddle. Mix the olive oil with the dried herbs, then season. Peel the celeriac, trim and cut into 4 x 1cm thick rounds then brush with the flavoured oil. Cook slowly over a warm barbecue, turning often and brushing with the herby oil for 25 minutes until tender and golden.
  2. Meanwhile, mix the finely chopped herbs with the garlic, capers, walnuts, lemon zest and olive oil, then season. Spoon over the steaks and serve with lemon wedges.


Recipes and images courtesy of Waitrose & Partners

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