Celery, Walnut, and Parmesan Salad

Celery, Walnut, and Parmesan SaladRecipe
Photo: John Autry; Styling: Mindi Shapiro
This salad offers textural treats—crunchy celery, meaty walnuts, and crystalline cheese. Because the salt draws water out of the celery, it's best to serve this simple salad shortly after tossing the ingredients together.


4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)
Total time: 16 Minutes

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Total: 16 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 131
Fat 11.1 g
Satfat 2.3 g
Monofat 3.4 g
Polyfat 5 g
Protein 4.9 g
Carbohydrate 4.2 g
Fiber 1.8 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 0.6 mg
Sodium 305 mg
Calcium 135 mg


2 1/2 cups thinly sliced celery (about 1/2 pound)
6 tablespoons (3 ounces) finely diced Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese
1/3 cup coarsely chopped walnuts, toasted
2 1/4 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 1/4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt


1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl; toss well.