Braised Celery with Walnuts Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In35 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageServings4
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Celery head1 , trimmed, washed and cut into 1 1/2 inch slanting sticks
 Salt To Taste
 Freshly ground pepper To Taste
 Onion1 Medium, finely chopped
 Butter2 Ounce (50 grams /1/4 cup)
 Broken shelled walnuts2 Ounce (50 grams /1/2 cup)
 Lemon1 , rind coarsely grated

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 220 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.1%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.5 mg10.2%

Sodium 109.3 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 3 g6.2%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a pot blanch the celery in boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
2. In a pan add half of the butter and cook the onions till soft.
3. Add the celery to the onion and saute gently for 5-10 minutes until tender but still crisp.
4. In a pan fry the walnuts in the remaining butter for 1-2 minutes until crisp.
5. Put everything in a bowl, add the lemon rind, season and toss well.

6. Serve at room temperature or chilled(add the walnuts while serving if chilled).