Celery Hearts with Spiced Tomato Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time15 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexHealthyServings5
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Celery hearts6 , trimmed to same length, all leaves cut off
 Boiling water1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chicken bouillon cubes2
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 1⁄2 Clove (7.5 gm), 1 cut and 1/2 minced
 Catsup1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Salad oil2 1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Wine vinegar1 Tablespoon
 Celery seed1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 131 Calories from Fat 72

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 8 g12.5%

Saturated Fat 0.42 g2.1%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1434.9 mg59.8%

Total Carbohydrates 15 g5.1%

Dietary Fiber 1.1 g4.5%

Sugars 11.8 g

Protein 2 g3.1%

Vitamin A 13.3% Vitamin C 15.8%

Calcium 5.9% Iron 5.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Seal the top of each heart with a string to hold together.
2. In a wide shallow pan heat boiling water to cover celery hearts.
3. Mix bouillon cubes and 1 teaspoon salt.
4. Add celery and cook covered for 10 to 12 minutes.
5. Chill overnight.
6. Rub cut garlic on a small bowl.
7. In the bowl, mix minced garlic, catsup, salad oil, wine vinegar, celery seed, and the 1/4 teaspoon salt.
8. Remove strings from celery.

9. Arrange celery on a serving dish and drizzle some of the sauce over.
10. Pass extra sauce with it.