Celery salad: simple, fresh and surprising!


Everyone has those days when you're looking for something fresh and crunchy to treat your taste buds. Perhaps you've heard of celery salad? Or maybe not. Anyway, today I'm taking you on a culinary journey to rediscover this underrated vegetable!

What is celery?

Celery, also known as white celery, is a crunchy, watery vegetable often used in soups and stews. But this versatile vegetable also deserves a starring role in salads!

celery salad recipe

Why a celery salad?

  • Nutrient-rich: Celery is packed with vitamins and minerals, including vitamin K, vitamin C and potassium.
  • Low in calories: For those watching their weight, this vegetable is a great choice with only 16 calories per 100 grams.
  • Moisturizing: Thanks to its high water content, it is a perfect source of hydration on hot days.

Recipe: celery salad with apple and walnuts

Ingredients (for 4 people)

  • 5 stalks celery, cleaned and thinly sliced
  • 2 apples (preferably a fresh variety such as Granny Smith), thinly sliced
  • 50 grams walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • 50 grams of raisins
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise (or yogurt for a lighter version)
  • 1 teaspoon honey (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation method

  1. Preparation: place the apple slices in a bowl and sprinkle with the lemon juice. This prevents them from turning brown and gives them a fresh taste.
  2. Mix: Add the celery, walnuts and raisins to the apple in the bowl.
  3. Dressing: in a separate bowl, mix the mayonnaise with honey. Add salt and pepper to taste. Pour the dressing over the salad and mix well.
  4. To serve: divide the salad among plates and enjoy this fresh treat!

celery salad making

Celery salad with apple and walnuts offers a delicious balance of crunch, sweetness and a little spice. It is not only a healthy choice, but also a taste explosion that you will definitely want to experience more often. Try it today and be surprised!

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