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Russian Celery Bake

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Love the flavor and taste of celery? I just love this wonderful ingredient that makes any and every dish special indeed. This lovely russian celery bake recipe is your turn to incorporate the wonderful tastes and flavors into your everyday cooking.
Ingredients
  Celery 1 Bunch (100 gm)
  Salt To Taste
  Butter 3 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Pepper 1 Dash
  Light cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cream cheese 3 Ounce
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Toasted And Slivered)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven to 325° F.
2) Remove heavy outer ribs of celery and cut remaining celery diagonally into 1/4-inch pieces.

MAKING
3) Take a saucepan with boiling salted water and cook celery in it for about 5 minutes or until crisp and tender. Drain well.
4) Take a small saucepan and melt butter in it.
5) Add flour and blend well along with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.
6) Gradually stir in cream.
7) Cook mixture over low heat until thick and smooth, stirring constantly.
8) Melt cream cheese in sauce.
9) Take a 1 1/2-quart greased casserole and place celery in it.
10) Pour sauce over celery and sprinkle almonds on top.
11) Bake for about 20-25 minutes.

SERVING
12) Serve Russian Celery Bake hot.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Main Dish
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Celery
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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