Get to the root of why chefs love celery with sweet and savory meal ideas incorporating the oft-overlooked vegetable
12 Creative Celery Recipes from Famous Chefs
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It's super low-cal (just 18 calories per serving!); it's packed with fiber and folate. But none of those reasons are why chefs flipp for celery, which has been criminally underappreciately until recently. The veggie's mild flavor, crisp and satisfying crunch, and versatility are all reasons why the stalky plant is good for a lot more than scooping up peanut butter. Try one of these creative new ways to use celery—from leaves to root—from new cookbooks and top chefs across the country. We've got you covered from appetizers to dessert.