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30 Easy Celery Recipes (Salads, Smoothies, & More!)

Realize the greatness of celery with these easy celery recipes! These dishes will make the underestimated vegetable shine in ways that’ll blow your mind.

Celery is one of the most under-appreciated vegetables around.

It’s known for being boring and bland, but you’ll be surprised what these celery recipes can do (and how long celery will last)!

This green leafy stalk is an unsung hero in the kitchen. It’s used in soups and salads, but it’s also great for stir-fries and smoothies.

These celery recipes will make you fall for the undervalued vegetable! Homemade pea soup with celery, bacon and  cream shown in picture.
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Celery is also one of those foods that people tend to either love or hate. In this roundup, you’ll find ways to love celery if you’re still somewhere in between.

Read on and unlock the delicious potential of celery with these insanely good recipes!

1. Simple Celery Soup

Looking for something to warm your soul on a cold winter day? I’ve got you covered!

A steaming bowl of this warm, healing celery soup is what you need. It’s rich, creamy, and full of excellent health benefits from the nutrient-rich ingredients.

I love to serve it with bread or crackers to soak up all the goodness. This soup is also really filling on its own, so you can just dive right in.

2. Chicken Stir Fry with Celery, Carrot, and Cashew

Showcase your flair for Asian cuisine with this fantastic recipe!

Tender chicken strips are paired with celery, carrots, and cashews in a thick, flavorful sauce.

This chicken stir fry is a delicious way to get a balanced meal on your table. Best of all, it’s ready in 10 minutes!

3. Butternut Squash Soup

Make this hearty, cozy butternut squash soup once the air gets crisp and chilly.

The butternut squash gives it a creamy texture that’s rich and full. It also features celery for a bright, fresh taste that keeps things interesting. 

It’s the kind of soup you can eat by itself or serve alongside toasted bread. I’m pretty sure you’ll love it either way!

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4. Paula Deen Potato Salad

If you’re a fan of potato salad, you’ll surely love Paula Deen’s version!

This salad features chunks of red potatoes and eggs tossed in a creamy mayo dressing. It’s packed with bacon crumbles, chopped celery, and minced onion for an extra layer of texture.

It’s perfect for summer cookouts or any time you want to serve up some hearty goodness!

5. Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

Ever had that feeling when you’re not at your best? I totally get it.

That’s why I included one of my favorite comfort foods. This chicken noodle soup is packed with hearty ingredients to warm your soul.

From tender noodles to flavorful broth, chicken, and veggies—you’ll love every bite of this soup!

It’s the perfect pick-me-up when you’re feeling under the weather to cheer you up.

6. Costco Chicken Salad

I love a good chicken salad, and this one is my favorite.

Each bite is packed with savory chicken paired with crunchy veggies, nuts, and creamy mayonnaise. The textures in this salad blend perfectly—it’s like a party in your mouth!

It’s the perfect healthy meal option that doesn’t lack in fantastic flavors.

7. Celery Salad With Apples

Celery salad with apples is a light, healthy salad perfect on a hot day.

The celery and apples are crisp and refreshing, so you won’t feel like eating grass. It’s tossed in a tangy vinaigrette dressing with a dash of shaved Parmesan cheese.

This salad is every bit delicious as it is nutritious. 

8. Make-Ahead Corn Stuffing

This make-ahead corn stuffing is the perfect addition to any holiday meal.

It’s packed with celery, corn, and herbs, so it’s got everything you could want in a stuffing. 

It has a nice mix of textures and flavors to make your turkey pop with deliciousness. Trust me—you’ll crave this dish any time of the year!

9. Amish Potato Salad (Old-Fashioned Recipe)

This classic potato salad recipe is a family favorite. It’s hearty, creamy, and loaded with chunks of potatoes, carrots, and celery.

Amish potato salad is typically served cold, allowing the flavors to meld together perfectly.

This recipe is about as old-fashioned as it gets—and I think that’s the best part!

10. Celery Smoothie

Who says you can’t have your celery and drink it too?

It has all the refreshing taste of fresh-cut celery but with none of the bothersome chewings. The flavor of this smoothie is made even better with apple, banana, and fresh ginger.

Best of all, this smoothie is packed with vitamins to fill you up. It’s perfect for mornings when you need extra energy before heading out for the day!

11. Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Recreate the flavors of Olive Garden and warm up with a bowl of this hearty soup.

This copycat version will become your newest favorite if you love chicken gnocchi soup. It’s brimming with carrots, celery, spinach, and diced chicken to make it filling.

The gnocchi is soft and light which pairs perfectly with the rich, creamy broth. It’s the comfort food you didn’t even know you needed.

12. Celery Juice

Vegetable juice is all the rage these days, and this celery juice is a real treat. Packed with all kinds of health benefits, this is one you won’t want to miss.

Celery helps with your gut and heart health, improves memory, and it can be anti-inflammatory.

So yeah… celery juice may be weird-sounding, but it’s pretty amazing!

13. Rotisserie Chicken Salad

It’s time to get your salad on!

I love chicken, and I know you do, too. That’s why I’m so excited to share this rotisserie chicken salad recipe.

It’s loaded with tender chicken, crisp celery, fresh herbs, and juicy grapes. This simple mix of ingredients is coated with a rich, creamy dressing to blend the flavors.

14. Braised Celery

Braising is one of the best ways to enjoy celery without overpowering its delicate flavor.

This recipe only uses five ingredients: celery, butter, salt, pepper, and vegetable stock.

The result is a soft-yet-still-crisp side dish that pairs perfectly with roasted meat.

Best of all, it’s super easy to make!

15. Classic Tuna Salad

 Ah, the classic tuna salad. Tuna, celery, mayo—it’s all there in one big bite.

This tuna salad is the perfect combination of flavors and textures. It’s light and refreshing yet still hearty enough to stick with you all day long.

This recipe is a classic, but it’s also full of surprises!

16. Wild Rice

 What’s not to love about this wild rice salad? It’s loaded with flavor, texture, and color.

The nutty flavor of wild rice gets a boost from the pecans and scallions. Plus, the celery and currants add a sweet, earthy finish.

Tasty, crunchy, nutty, and savory—no other dish captures this goodness!

17. Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

Looking for a cozy way to spend winter’s night? Nothing beats the hearty pairing of sitting by the fire and a warm bowl of beef stew.

This recipe is our take on the classic. It’s hearty and flavorful but not too heavy.

The stew is made with tender chunks of beef, delicious potatoes, and various vegetables.

It’s easy to make, plus, it can make your house smell like heaven.

18. Spicy Celery Stir Fry

Celery is a fantastic veggie to add to your diet. But it can be bland if you don’t spice it up with great, new flavors.

The celery is chopped into strips and then stir-fried to spicy perfection. This side dish pairs perfectly with grilled meats and fish recipes to add some kick of heat.

It’s a must-try if you’re looking to add extra fiber and vitamins to your meals.

19. Scalloped Corn with Vegetables

Welcome the holiday season with a hearty casserole of scalloped corn with veggies!

It’s got all the flavor of comfort food without being too heavy. Plus, it has bright colors that bring a festive mood to your dinner table.

This dish is a medley of vegetables in a creamy sauce that’s sure to delight.

20. Vegan Red Beans And Rice

With this vegan recipe, you’ll be able to enjoy the taste of Louisiana minus the meat.

The beans are simmered for hours to create a rich, flavorful broth. It’s mixed with herbs, spices, and veggies that take the flavors to a new dimension.

They’re a great addition to any meal if you need starch to fill you up!

21. Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This chickpea salad sandwich with celery is an excellent lunch for any season. It’s easy to make, and it can keep you full until dinner time.

The salad is packed with chickpeas, celery, lettuce, and green onions. They’re mixed with mayonnaise for extra creaminess to round out the flavors.

It’s the perfect treat to take on picnics or store in the fridge for a quick meal.

22. Chicken Waldorf Salad

Craving a salad but want something more than just greens and dressing? Chicken Waldorf salad is just the thing for you!

It’s a classic combination of chicken, fruits, veggies, and nuts tossed in a creamy dressing.

Every bite brings a burst of unique textures and comforting flavors. From the tender chicken, crisp apples, and celery to the juicy grapes and crunchy nuts—you’ll surely swoon.

Trust me, this salad is a delightful experience for any palate!

23. Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage Apples and Cranberries {Paleo, Whole30}

If you’re looking for a fall dish that’s healthy, hearty, and delicious, search no further! This stuffed acorn squash is loaded with the cozy fall flavors you’ll surely enjoy.

It’s got everything you love: sausage, apples, cranberries, celery, and herbs. The ingredients blend amazingly for a rich, savory treat sure to delight your taste buds.

Best of all, this dish fits perfectly into any diet. It’s paleo-friendly, gluten-free, and Whole30 approved.

24. Eggplant Caponata

Sometimes you just need to eat something savory, sweet, and sour all at once.

That’s why I’m obsessed with Caponata. This Sicilian dish features creamy eggplant combined with onions, tomatoes, olives, and celery.

Serve this as an appetizer or side dish for a truly delightful experience.

25. Vegetarian Italian Chopped Salad

This vegetarian Italian chopped salad is an unexpected delight. It’s a medley of fresh, crisp veggies and cheese tossed in an Italian vinaigrette.

This salad is full of flavor with sweet, nutty chickpeas, aromatic seasoning, and rich dressing.

It’s also easy to make! Just toss everything together in a bowl and mix it up. 

26. Hamburger Soup

This hamburger soup is what you’ll crave when it’s cold outside and you want something hearty.

With a good dose of protein from the meat and veggies, it’ll keep you feeling full.

The soup is loaded with veggies and flavorful, lean ground beef in a tomato-rich sauce. It’s so good you’ll want to make it again and again!

Each bowl is a hearty meal that will satisfy even the hungriest tummies!

27. Crab and Corn Chowder

This chowder is so good I’m unsure how to describe it. I just know that once you taste it, you’ll be hooked.

It has a base of creamy chicken stock with fresh corn kernels and crab meat. The addition of crisp celery, carrots, potatoes, and herbs brings a great flavor dimension.

A steaming bowl of this crab and corn chowder screams comfort and coziness!

28. Seafood Salad

Seafood salad is the perfect way to celebrate the start of summer! This dish is a great way to incorporate seafood into your meals. 

The salad is loaded with fresh, succulent shrimp and plump crab meat. It’s tossed in creamy, lemony mayonnaise with celery, red onions, and a dash of spices.

The best part? This dish is a breeze to make!

29. Stuffed Celery

Jazz up your celery and stuff it with sensational flavors for a fun party snack!

Celery sticks are stuffed with a cream cheese mixture loaded with pecans, red onions, and pecorino cheese. They’re sprinkled with paprika and pepper for extra spice.

The best part about them is that they only take 10 minutes to make. They’re the perfect treat for last-minute parties.

30. Celery Slaw

Tired of the same old bland slaw? You’re in luck!

This recipe is a fun twist on the traditional cabbage slaw. It uses celery as its main ingredient for that signature crunchy texture and refreshing flavor.

Celery slaw is the perfect companion for grilled dishes to add a fresh kick. Everything about this recipe feels summery and light!

30 Easy Celery Recipe Collection

These celery recipes will change the way you think about the undervalued vegetable!
From smoothies to salads to sammies, this roundup has you covered from breakfast to dinner.

Ingredients

  • Simple Celery Soup

  • Chicken Stir Fry with Celery, Carrot, and Cashew

  • Butternut Squash Soup

  • Paula Deen Potato Salad

  • Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

  • Costco Chicken Salad

  • Celery Salad With Apples

  • Make-Ahead Corn Stuffing

  • Amish Potato Salad (Old-Fashioned Recipe)

  • Celery Smoothie

  • Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup

  • Celery Juice

  • Rotisserie Chicken Salad

  • Braised Celery

  • Classic Tuna Salad

  • Wild Rice

  • Old-Fashioned Beef Stew

  • Spicy Celery Stir Fry

  • Scalloped Corn with Vegetables

  • Vegan Red Beans And Rice

  • Chickpea Salad Sandwich

  • Chicken Waldorf Salad

  • Stuffed Acorn Squash with Sausage Apples and Cranberries {Paleo, Whole30}

  • Eggplant Caponata

  • Vegetarian Italian Chopped Salad

  • Hamburger Soup

  • Crab and Corn Chowder

  • Seafood Salad

  • Stuffed Celery

  • Celery Slaw

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  • Prep a delicious recipe in 30 minutes or less!
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Hey there! I'm Kim. I love running, cooking, and curling up with a good book! I share recipes for people who LOVE good food, but want to keep things simple :)

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