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Celery Smashers with Cream Gravy

Celery Smashers with Cream Gravy


"This recipe is a great taste improvement on regular old mashed potatoes. The cream gravy is excellent."
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45 m servings 471 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 471 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.4g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Saute celery and onion for about 8 minutes, or until tender.
  3. To the cooked potatoes add the celery and onion, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup cream, celery salt and ground black pepper. With an electric mixer on low, beat until desired consistency is reached.
  4. To make the gravy melt 2 teaspoons butter in a small saucepan. Add flour and cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and cook over medium-high heat until thickened. Stir in 1/3 cup cream and onion powder; heat through.

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  1. 20 Ratings

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Excellent recipe - the celery and onion added even more flavor than I thought they would (although I did make the recipe the night before and reheated it the next day while the turkey was restin...

Most helpful critical review

It's okay. It didn't taste as different from regular mashed potatoes as I was expecting.

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Excellent recipe - the celery and onion added even more flavor than I thought they would (although I did make the recipe the night before and reheated it the next day while the turkey was restin...

I found this recipe looking for something to do with celery hearts. Very good vegetarian meal. I just ate a bigass heap of this with some corn on the cob. The gravy is delicious and creamy, and ...

This was a really tasty recipe and a great change from the ordinary mashed potatoes. I served it with grilled pork chops (using my secret of marinating the chops in chinese oyster sauce for sev...

Wow is all I can say. I was looking for a different mashed potato recipe. Tonight I wanted to make meatballs so I decided to change the cream gravy slightly by using beef broth instead of chicke...

Fabulous! This was a hit at Easter!

I didn't get the celery sauteed enough, so it was still a little crunchy in the potatoes, but even still, my kids who don't like mashed potatoes OR gravy, loved this and couldn't stop eating it!

I'm a mashed potato purist -- meaning I don't like stuff like sour cream or cheese mixed in :) -- but the celery changed changed up the dish without covering up the potato taste. I'll definitely...

I only used to gravy recipe and really liked it. I added a bit more flour as we like a little thicker gravy. Served over mashed potatoes and chicken fried chicken. Also had fresh sweet ...

This is absolutely delicious. I like to add some garlic and a little more celery and celery salt than called for to the potatoes. The gravy is just lovely - suprising how such a flavorable grav...

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