8 Recipes for Celery Lovers

Last Updated August 16, 2017
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meatballs in celery sauce

Celery is a must-have for every kitchen. It's a year-round crop (summer in the North, winter in the South), so it's always in season somewhere. But be sure to buy organic or from a trusted local farm, as celery is on the Dirty Dozen list -- produce that, according to the Environmental Working Group, has the highest pesticide residues.

If you love slathering a stalk of celery with peanut butter (or using it to stir your Bloody Mary), you'll also enjoy these 8 recipes for celery stems, leaves, and roots (celeriac). 

Stuffed Calamari with Celery, Raisins and Pine Nuts

This simple and satisfying calamari dish, courtesy of Rocky Maselli, executive chef at A16 Rockridge, works as antipasti or as a main course.

Double Cream of Celery Soup

cream of celery soup recipe by the Beekmans
Celery and celery root combine to make this a double celery soup. Just a small amount of cream is needed to make it extra creamy. If you've got a bunch of celery with their leaves, you can use the...

Sweet Potato & Celeriac Latkes

Latke with Applesauce and Sour Cream
When asking a friend what his favorite Chanukah foods are, latkes were at the top of his list. An essential to Chanukah cuisine, latkes put a modern spin on ingredients using a traditional technique....

Meatballs with Celeriac and Apples

Meatballs with celery and apples
In Scandinavia, meatballs are often boiled and served with sauce, like this version with celery and apples.
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