Leafy Celery


Leafy celery, also known as celery greens or celery leaves, refers to the dark green, leafy tops of celery stalks. While celery stalks are commonly used in various culinary preparations, the leafy celery tops often go unnoticed. However, these greens are not only edible but also offer a burst of flavor and a range of nutritional benefits. With a slightly bitter and herbaceous taste, leafy celery can be used as a versatile ingredient in salads, soups, stir-fries, and pesto sauces, adding a fresh and vibrant element to dishes.


Leafy celery contains several beneficial nutrients:

  • Vitamins: It is a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, which are important for immune function, collagen production, and blood clotting.
  • Minerals: Leafy celery provides minerals like potassium, calcium, and magnesium, which support heart health, bone health, and muscle function.
  • Antioxidants: It contains antioxidants such as flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help reduce inflammation and protect against oxidative stress.
  • Fiber: Leafy celery is rich in dietary fiber, aiding in digestion and promoting feelings of fullness.

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Recipe: Leafy Celery and Apple Salad


  • 2 cups leafy celery tops, washed and chopped
  • 1 apple, thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large bowl, combine the leafy celery tops, sliced apple, chopped walnuts, and crumbled feta cheese.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Drizzle the dressing over the salad ingredients and toss gently to combine.
  4. Serve the leafy celery and apple salad as a refreshing side dish or light lunch.


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