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Celery And Almonds Au Gratin

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  Celery pieces 4 Cup (64 tbs) (1 Inch Pieces)
  Coarsely chopped blanched almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Flour 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper To Taste (Few Grains)
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Chicken broth 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Buttered coarse dry breadcrumbs 1 Cup (16 tbs)

Cook celery, covered, in a small amount of boiling water until crisp-tender; drain.
Mix celery and almonds in a 1 1/2 quart casserole and set aside.
Blend a mixture of flour, salt, and pepper into hot butter and cook until bubbly.
Gradually add chicken broth and cream, stirring constantly.
Bring to boiling; stir and cook 1 to 2 minutes.
Pour over celery and almonds in casserole.
Sprinkle with cheese and cover with bread crumbs.
Bake at 350°F 15 minutes, or until sauce is bubbly and crumbs are golden brown.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3053 Calories from Fat 1302

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g220%

Saturated Fat 52.9 g264.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 204.9 mg68.3%

Sodium 4600.6 mg191.7%

Total Carbohydrates 345 g115.1%

Dietary Fiber 28.4 g113.4%

Sugars 63.3 g

Protein 109 g217.4%

Vitamin A 93.7% Vitamin C 24.8%

Calcium 156% Iron 38.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Celery And Almonds Au Gratin Recipe