Saucy Celery Recipe


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Main Ingredient


 Thinly sliced celery4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
 Butter/Margarine1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), melted
 All purpose flour2 Tablespoon
 Milk1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shredded cheddar cheese4 Ounce, divided (1 cup)
 Salt1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Canned mushroom stems and pieces3 Ounce, drained (1 can)
 Chopped green pepper3 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1209 Calories from Fat 803

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 91 g139.6%

Saturated Fat 57.7 g288.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 265.1 mg

Sodium 2039.5 mg85%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.4%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 23.3 g

Protein 41 g83%

Vitamin A 118.6% Vitamin C 89.1%

Calcium 131.1% Iron 15.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Saute celery in butter in a large skillet until tender.
Stir in flour; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Gradually add milk; cook, stirring constantly, until thickened.
Add 3/4 cup cheese and salt; stir until cheese melts.
Stir in mushrooms and green pepper.
Pour into a greased 1 quart shallow casserole.
Bake at 350° for 15 minutes.
Sprinkle with remaining 1/4 cup cheese; bake an additional 5 minutes.