Braised Celery with Herbs
Recipe type: Vegetables
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Serves: 6
The classic snacking and salad vegetable, served as a delicious cooked side dish!
  • 1 small bunch celery, to yield at least 4 ½ cups sliced
  • 2 ½ cups reduced-sodium canned chicken broth
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoons chopped parsley
  • 2 teaspoons dried leaf thyme, crushed
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ teaspoon butter, for garnish
  • 2 teaspoon chopped herbs, for garnish
  1. Cut celery stalks into diagonal slices about ¼-inch wide.
  2. In large saucepan, bring chicken broth to full boil over HIGH heat
  3. Add chopped onion with herbs and seasonings.
  4. Add sliced celery and return broth to simmer. Reduce heat and cook for 4-5 minutes, or until barely tender. Do not allow to lose full crispness.
  5. Drain immediately and place in a serving bowl.
  6. Toss with butter and additional herbs. Serve hot.
Nutrition Information
Calories: 33g Fat: 0.5g Saturated fat: 0.3g Carbohydrates: 6g Sodium: 401mg Fiber: 2g Protein: 2g Cholesterol: 1mg
Recipe by Defeat Diabetes Foundation at