Celery With Mushrooms

Oxmoor House
4 servings


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2 cups sliced celery
1/4 cup chopped fresh celery leaves
1/4 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/2 cup half-and-half
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1/8 teaspoon paprika


Combine celery, celery leaves, mushrooms, and water to cover in a medium saucepan. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Drain well, and set aside.

Melt butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat; add flour, stirring until smooth. Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Gradually add half-and-half; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened and bubbly. Stir in salt, pepper, and paprika. Stir celery mixture into sauce.

Created date

February 2010