Keto Braised Celery

Creamy Keto Braised Celery – Triple It For the Holidays

Creamy Keto Braised Celery is a delicious side dish for any meal. It can easily be doubled or tripled for holidays or other parties.

In addition to high doses of vitamin K, folate, fiber, potassium, and B and C vitamins, celery boasts an abundance of antioxidants that protect against unwanted oxidative damage to our cells, blood vessels, and organ systems.

Creamy Keto Braised Celery Ingredients

  • 1 bunch celery
  • 1/2 yellow onion
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 pinch red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 tablespoon flour
  • 1/4 cup whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs (chives, rosemary, basil, oregano, etc.)
  • salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Cut celery into 2-inch pieces. Finely chop onions.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute celery and onions until softened, 7-10 minutes.
  3. Add red pepper flakes and cook 2-3 minutes until fragrant.
  4. Add chicken broth and reduce heat. Simmer until celery is tender, 20-25 minutes.
  5. While celery is cooking, combine butter and flour into a paste.
  6. When celery is tender, whisk in the butter mixture until dissolved. Stir in cream and herbs. Cook until thickened, 1-2 minutes.
  7. Adjust seasoning as needed and serve.

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