CREAMED  CELERY  WITH  PECANS

CREAMED CELERY WITH PECANS

Ingredients:

  • 4 c. celery, cut diagonally into 1/2″ pieces
  • 3 tbsp. butter
  • 2 tbsp. flour
  • 2 c. milk
  • 3/4 tsp. salt
  • 3/4 c. pecan halves
  • 1/2 c. bread crumbs

Directions:

Boil celery in water to cover for about 10 minutes or until tender.  Drain.  Melt 2 tablespoons butter over medium heat.  Stir in flour and add milk slowly, stirring constantly until thick and smooth.  Add salt and drained celery.  Spoon mixture into greased 1 1/2 quart casserole.  Top with pecans (or mix in with celery mixture).  Mix bread crumbs with 1 tablespoon melted butter and sprinkle over celery mixture.  (Can refrigerate, then bring to room temperature and bake.)  Bake uncovered at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. 

 

 

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