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Bird's eye view of a small pan with warm braised celery salad

Warm Braised Celery Salad

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x


Warm braised celery salad. We have elevated celery to a delectable vegetarian side dish spiced with turmeric, pepper and cumin with a touch of tangy lemon.



  • 12 celery stalks, cut into 2 1/2-inch pieces
  • 4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium size carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/8 tsp black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1/4 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley ( Optional)


  1. In a large skillet with a lid, heat olive oil and add celery, garlic, carrots, salt, pepper, turmeric and cumin. Cook at medium-high heat for about 5 minutes
  2. Add 1 1/2 cup of water, bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook covered for 15 minutes.
  3. Add lemon juice and continue cooking for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Garnish with fresh parsley, if using

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Passover

Keywords: Celery salad,