Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Creamed Celery Casserole (1982)

  • 3 cups celery, diced
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  •  1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
  • 5 tbspns butter
  • 3 tbspns flour
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup light cream
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup Parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup dry bread crumbs
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Parboil celery 5 minutes. Drain and put in buttered casserole dish with almonds and water chestnuts. 

Melt 3 tablespoons of butter; add flour and stir until bubbly. Slowly stir in broth and cream. Simmer 5 minutes. Add mushrooms to sauce, and pour over celery.  Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, remaining 2 tablespoons of butter, and bread crumbs.   

Bake 30 minutes or until bubbly. Yield: 6 servings.

More "Lost" Celery Recipes
Celery Victor with Crab Legs or Shrimp (1946)
California Orange Waldorf Salad (1980)

(Origin - "Philadelphia Main Line Classics" by The Saturday Club of Wayne, Pennsylvania, 1982. Recipe contributed by Elizabeth Taylor Young.)

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