Seven flavorful recipes to enjoy celery at the best of its season
In our country, the harvesting and selling season of celery extends during the four months between December and March, so we already have it in the markets at a very good price. That's why we've selected these seven flavorful recipes to enjoy celery at the best time of its season.
As this vegetable is healthy, light and satiating, it is perfect to help in the diet season, which we will have to take into account in a few days, when we end up half stuffed by the banquets of the Christmas festivities.
Celery, characteristics and nutritional properties
There are different varieties of celery, the best known being white celery and green celery, as well as a relative, celeriac or celery root, of which the underground bulb is consumed. This vegetable is very rich in water and is a good source of fiber. It contains antioxidant vitamins and some minerals such as potassium, sodium or calcium.
Its consumption provides very few calories, less than 15 kcal per 100 g, so it is considered a suitable food for diets that seek weight loss, within a controlled diet, physical exercise and medical control. It also has diuretic and satiating properties.