Braised Celery

Braised Celery

Not something you make every day.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Vegetarian


  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 4 cloves of garlic thick slices
  • 4 shallots thick slices
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 2 Tbls grape seed oil
  • 6 cups celery big thick chunks
  • 1 cup beef broth


  • Preheat oven 325°
    In a small pot gently cook (confit) the garlic, shallots and fennel seeds in olive oil. Approximately 15 minutes.
  • In a heavy gauge frying pan heat grape seed oil, sear ( high heat, browning a little) your celery in 2 or 3 batches. Remove to a baking dish pour beef broth over along with some salt , pepper and your confit ingredients. Cover and bake 1 hour . Garnish with some fresh thyme. Tender and something different.