Soups, stews, stir-fries, salads, raw with dips and short lengths filled with low-fat cottage cheese or peanut butter for snacks.
Choose fresh bunches with tight formation. Avoid browned or cracked outside stalks.
Unwashed in an airtight bag in refrigerator crisper with top and base removed (any clean unblemished bases are good flavour for soups and stews).
Trim celery leaves and quarter sticks. Braise with chicken stock covered with baking paper in a moderately hot oven for 30-40 minutes. Set celery aside and boil remaining liquid until syrupy then serve over celery. Serve as a vegetable side dish.
Celery contains fibre and vitamin C.
One cup of celery provides one serve of vegetables.
Serving size: 1 cup, 127 g
6.4 mg (14% RDI*)
5.0 mg (11% RDI)
*Recommended Dietary Intake
Good source of vitamin C