STUFFED CELERY STICKS
The celery sticks stuffed with cream cheese, bacon, herbs and Grana Padano are outrageously tasty! Served as an appetizer or afternoon snack, this is a recipe that is sure to become a favorite to serve for the holidays when organizing barbecues and dinners with friends and family. One of the simplest but shockingly good snacks to prepare is stuffed celery. With the ingredients you need at your fingertips and the recipe is ready in less than 15 minutes.
Ingredients needed for this recipe
Ribs of Celery Flavors of My Garden
Grated Grana Padano
Crispy crumbled bacon
Fresh chopped chives Sapori del Mio Orto
Freshly chopped parsley Flavors of my garden
Salt and pepper
Can Stuffed Celery Sticks Be Prepared in Advance?
Yes, of course it can! You can make velvety cheese crama, make celery and store them separately. When you are ready to serve, simply fill the celery with the mixture.
2 Ribs of Celery Flavors of My Garden
400 gr cream cheese
60 gr chopped crispy bacon
100 gr grated Grana Padano
1 tablespoon of chopped fresh parsley
1 tablespoon of chopped fresh chives
1/4 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of fresh chopped pepper
3 drops of Tabasco
Spread the celery stalks on a platter and set aside. Using a food processor or hand whisk, whip the cream cheese until smooth and velvety. Add the pancetta, Grana, parsley, chives, salt, pepper and spicy sauce. Blend until all the ingredients are blended.
Using a teaspoon or even better a Sac à poche, fill the celery “boats” with the cream cheese. Sprinkle with chives and bacon for even more curling and serve immediately …
… and enjoy your meal!
Rich in minerals (sodium, potassium, phosphorus, calcium, magnesium, zinc, fluorine, copper, selenium, manganese and iron) amino acids (aspartic acid, glutamic acid, alanine, arginine, cystine, glycine, phenylalanine, histidine, isoleucine, leucine, lysine, proline, methionine, serine, tyrosine, tryptophan, valine and threonine) and vitamins (A, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, vitamin C, vitamin E, D, K and J), in celery there are also powerful antioxidants such as beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin. Plus it’s high in fiber, which helps reduce triglycerides and cholesterol.