Return to listing

Quick-Braised Celery

Celery has such a lot going for it as a raw ingredient in salads, and because of that we rather forget how good it is cooked and served as a vegetable. This method is delightfully quick and easy, and tastes just wonderful.

 
 

This recipe is from Delia's How To Cook Book 2 and Delia's Complete How to Cook

Method

First of all melt the butter in the frying pan and begin to cook the onions for 3-4 minutes over a medium to high heat, until lightly golden, then add the carrots and cook for a further 2 minutes.

Now add the celery and continue to fry for 5 minutes more, or until everything is slightly browned at the edges. Season with salt and black pepper, then pour in the hot stock and place a lid on the pan.

Turn the heat down and simmer gently for 20 minutes, until the vegetables are almost tender, then take the lid off and increase the heat to medium and continue to simmer till the liquid has reduced and become slightly syrupy – about 5 minutes.

Serve the celery with the juices poured over and sprinkled with the parsley.

 

Return to Homepage
Visit the Delia Online Cookery School with Waitrose
Click here to go to Waitrose.com
 
 

Related recipes


All-in-One Baked Vegetables Serves 4

All-in-One Baked Vegetables

Who says cooking is difficult? This quick recipe is a great way of cooking several veggies at once - and roasting them retains all the flavour and nutritional value. Wonderful with the Sunday roast!

 
 
Braised Red Cabbage with Apples Serves 12

Braised Red Cabbage with Apples

I like to freeze two thirds of this to serve 8 on New Year’s Eve and I serve the rest on Christmas Eve as an accompaniment to roast gammon. This is a recipe I have been cooking for years. It’s great because it can be made the day before and gently re

 
 
Celery and Stilton au Gratin Serves 2

Celery and Stilton au Gratin

This excellent recipe is a treat for vegetarians and meat eaters, and features a totally successful culinary marriage: celery and Stilton, plus a few other ingredients besides.

 
 
Braised Celery with Cheese and Onion Sauce Serves 4

Braised Celery with Cheese and Onion Sauce

An unusual way of cooking celery, the addition of a cheese and onion sauce brings a creaminess and plenty of flavour to one of winter's best vegetables.

 
 

 

 




 
Forums
Popular topic
Latest post
Ask Lindsey... Almond paste (marzipan)
22 Nov 2014 23:00
Coffee Break Atypical
22 Nov 2014 23:03
Food and travel Venice
11 Nov 2014 09:07
Ingredients SALTED WALNUTS
22 Nov 2014 21:33
Can Anyone Help? Christmas puddings
22 Nov 2014 19:17
Books Video
21 Oct 2014 19:59
Equipment For Christina
15 Nov 2014 14:55
Gardening Gardening
28 Oct 2014 21:33
 
NetObserver
CMS solutions by REDtechnology.com