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Braised Celery with Walnuts

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Ingredients
  Celery head 1 , trimmed, washed and cut into 1 1/2 inch slanting sticks
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Butter 2 Ounce (50 grams /1/4 cup)
  Broken shelled walnuts 2 Ounce (50 grams /1/2 cup)
  Lemon 1 , rind coarsely grated
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pot blanch the celery in boiling salted water for 5 minutes.
2. In a pan add half of the butter and cook the onions till soft.
3. Add the celery to the onion and saute gently for 5-10 minutes until tender but still crisp.
4. In a pan fry the walnuts in the remaining butter for 1-2 minutes until crisp.
5. Put everything in a bowl, add the lemon rind, season and toss well.

SERVING
6. Serve at room temperature or chilled(add the walnuts while serving if chilled).

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Saute
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Walnut
Interest: 
Everyday
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 220 Calories from Fat 179

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g32.1%

Saturated Fat 8.2 g40.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 30.5 mg10.2%

Sodium 109.3 mg4.6%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g2.9%

Dietary Fiber 2.7 g10.9%

Sugars 2.7 g

Protein 3 g6.2%

Vitamin A 8.2% Vitamin C 25.9%

Calcium 4.3% Iron 4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Braised Celery With Walnuts Recipe