Sage & celeriac hash browns

Contains pork – recipe is for non-Muslims only

Make the most of seasonal celeriac with our sage and celeriac hash browns. This underused veg is great paired with grilled bacon and a fried egg 

  • Prep:20 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 305
  • fat 14g
  • saturates 6g
  • carbs 28g
  • sugars 5g
  • fibre 8g
  • protein 12g
  • salt 1.6g


  • 400g peeled celeriac, finely grated
  • 400g potato(about 1 medium potato), peeled and finely grated
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • pinch red chilli flakes
  • 6 sage leaves, finely chopped, plus extra for frying
  • 1 egg, plus 4 to serve (optional)
  • 4 tsp cornflour
  • 6 rashers smoked, streaky bacon
  • 20g butter


Prep ahead of time

Celeriac discolours quickly once peeled, so if you're prepping ahead of time, immerse in a bowl of cold water with an added squeeze of lemon or a splash of white wine vinegar.



  1. Combine the celeriac, potato, onion, chilli flakes and chopped sage in a bowl and season well with salt and pepper. Crack in the egg and scatter over the cornflour, then use a fork to thoroughly mix everything together, so that the egg is well distributed throughout the mixture. 

  2. Put the bacon under a hot grill to crisp up. Meanwhile, heat the butter in a non-stick frying pan over a medium-high heat until it bubbles then starts to brown and smell nutty. Add the extra sage leaves and swirl them around in the butter to infuse, then remove with a slotted spoon and place on kitchen paper for later.

  3. Spoon enough of the celeriac mixture to form teacup-sized patties (about 7cm) into the pan, pressing them down gently with the back of a spoon or spatula. Turn the heat down a little and fry the hash browns for 3-5 mins on each side until golden and crunchy. Place in a warm oven with the grilled bacon while you fry some eggs, if you like. Serve the hash browns with the fried eggs on top, if using, along with the bacon and crispy sage.

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