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Creamed Celery With Pecans

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Celery soup, creamed celery
Servings: 4 people
Author: William

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

Instructions

  • 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.