Celery With Tomatoes
|Water/Nonfat chicken broth / vegetable broth / wine||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sliced celery||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Onion||1 , finely chopped|
|Low-sodium tomato juice||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|White wine||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Dried basil leaves||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Dried oregano leaves||1⁄2 Teaspoon, dried|
|White pepper||1 Pinch|
|Tomatoes||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs) (Chopped Fresh Or Low Sodium Canned)|
Heat water, broth, or wine in a saucepan over medium heat.
Add celery and onion.
Cook and stir until the onion is soft.
Add more liquid during this process if necessary.
Add tomato juice, wine, basil, oregano, and pepper.
Cook over low heat for 20 minutes or until celery is tender.
Stir in tomatoes.
Cook for 5 minutes more.
Variation â– Substitute reserved liquid from canned tomatoes for all or part of tomato juice or wine.