Traditional Christmas Celery and Almonds


  • 8 cups celery, scraped
  • chicken broth
  • 4 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. flour
  • 1 cup toasted, whole blanched almonds
  • 1 1/2 cups chicken broth
  • Ad
  • 1/2 cup whipping cream
  • bread crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp. butter


Cut celery diagonally in 1 inch slices. Cook in boiling chicken broth to cover 5 minutes. Drain. Melt butter in saucepan; add flour and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and add chicken broth and cream, stirring constantly until thick. In 2 qt. baking dish, place mixed celery and almonds; pour sauce over mixture; sprinkle with bread crumbs and dot with butter. Bake at 350 degrees F for 20-30 minutes until sauce bubbles and topping browns. This is an excellent accompaniment for turkey and dressing.

By Robin from Washington, IA


Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Article
Christmas Food
Christmas Recipes
Food and Recipes Recipes Holidays Christmas Side DishesDecember 11, 2007
Man in a Christmas tree costume.
Making a Christmas Tree Costume
Recipes Using Almonds
Limp Celery
Reviving Limp Celery
Celery new growth
Growing Celery
Halloween Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
You are viewing the desktop version of this page: View Mobile Site
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on October 20, 2016 at 11:00:28 AM on in 3 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
Loading Something Awesome!