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Braised Celery Hearts

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Ingredients
  Celery stalks 6 (Large Outer Stalks Of Heads Removed)
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Green onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  Chicken stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Freshly ground pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 2 Tablespoon, finely chopped
Directions

Split each head of celery in half lengthwise.
Trim each off about 6"-7" from the base.
Clean under running water.
Simmer the hearts for 10 minutes in boiling, unsalted water.
Drain.
Lay the hearts in a single layer in a flat baking dish.
Sprinkle them with the chopped onions and carrots.
Pour on the stock and sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.
Cover the dish tightly and bake in a 350-degree oven 30 minutes or until the celery is tender.
Remove the celery to a warm platter.
Combine the butter and flour to form a paste.
Place the stock over a medium heat and gradually add the butter and flour paste to the stock, stirring to prevent lumps.
Correct seasoning.
Pour the sauce over the celery hearts.
Garnish lavishly with the parsley.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Braising
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Celery
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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