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With recipes like this, I think the lowly-thought-of celery can move on up to join the popular crowd with kale and brussel sprouts. A super easy side dish ready in 20 minutes that's "Low In" carbs, saturated fat and cholesterol, AND is gluten-free and vegan. GO CELERY!
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Braised Celery with Garlic Chips

February 9, 2015

30 min or less active, 30 min or less total, gluten-free, side, vegan, winter

With recipes like this, I think the lowly-thought-of celery can move on up to join the popular crowd with kale and brussel sprouts. A super easy side dish ready in 20 minutes that's "Low In" carbs, saturated fat and cholesterol, AND is gluten-free and vegan. GO CELERY!

Information

Servings: 4
Time: About 10 minutes active; 30 minutes total
Price: About $2.55 total; $0.65 per serving
Nutrition (per serving):
Calories: 63.9
Protein: 1.3g
Fat: 4.6g
Saturated fat: 0.65g
Carbohydrates: 5.2g
Fiber: 1.8g
Sodium: 548.3mg
Cholesterol: 0mg
High In:
Good Source:
Low In:

Ingredients

  • 5 Tbsp EVOO, divided
  • 5 garlic cloves, sliced as thinly as possible
  • 1 bunch of celery, cut into 2-3" lengths, keep leaves
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Preparation

  1. Add 4 Tbsp EVOO and sliced garlic to a small skillet or pot. Heat over medium-low heat until garlic turns golden brown, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, drain off oil and reserve for another use (now you have garlic-infused oil!), and then drain chips on paper towels. Set aside.
  2. Heat remaining Tbsp EVOO in a large skillet over medium heat. Add celery and sauté 5 minutes until it starts to get soft.
  3. Add stock and salt, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer 15 minutes. If you have extra time, simmer an additional 15 minutes. The longer you simmer the celery, the softer and sweeter it will become.
  4. Serve warm with garlic chips and celery leaves sprinkled over top.

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