Celery And Almonds Au Gratin Recipe

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Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
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 Celery4 Cup (64 tbs) (1 Inch Pieces)
 Chicken broth1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Coarsely chopped blanched almonds1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 All purpose flour3 Tablespoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Pepper1 Dash
 Homemade chicken broth/Canned / from bouillon1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Half and half1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Shredded sharp cheddar cheese4 Ounce (1 Cup)
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Dry bread crumbs1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1661 Calories from Fat 1104

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 122 g187.1%

Saturated Fat 40.8 g204.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 178.3 mg

Sodium 2538.4 mg105.8%

Total Carbohydrates 93 g31.1%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.6%

Sugars 15 g

Protein 70 g139.4%

Vitamin A 83.5% Vitamin C 26.6%

Calcium 146.7% Iron 42%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Put celery and 1/4 cup chicken broth into a 1 1/2-quart glass casserole. Cover with an all-glass lid or plastic wrap. Cook in microwave oven
7 to 8 minutes at High; stir twice. Drain celery. Stir in almonds and set aside uncovered.
2. Melt 3 tablespoons butter in a 1-quart glass measuring pitcher in microwave oven (about 1 minute at High). Add flour, salt and pepper; mix well. Add 1 cup broth and half-and-half gradually, stirring constantly. Cook uncovered 4 minutes at High, or until thickened; stir after 2 minutes, then every 30 seconds.
3. Add 1/2 cup cheese to sauce and stir until melted. Pour over celery and almonds in casserole. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
4. Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a small glass dish in microwave oven (about 30 seconds at High). Combine melted butter and bread crumbs; sprinkle over cheese. Cover with waxed paper. Cook 1 to 2 minutes
at High, or until cheese melts.