Celery Casserole

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Recipe by CindiJ

My aunt made this many years ago for a holiday dinner and I was hooked from the first bite! The crunch, the buttery crumbs...so very good! Simple fare - ultimate comfort food. This is great with turkey, chicken, ham, pork chops...heck anything! Hope you try and enjoy as much as we do.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 4 cups chopped celery
  • 1 (10 ounce) can cream of chicken soup
  • 1 (8 ounce) can sliced water chestnuts
  • 1 sleeve Ritz cracker, crushed
  • 12 cup slivered almonds
  • 14 cup butter, melted


  1. Chop celery, put in medium pan, cover with water and bring to a boil for 10 minutes.
  2. While celery is cooking, crush crackers, add almonds and the melted butter. Reserve 1/3 for later use.
  3. Drain water chestnuts and cooked celery. Add to cracker/almond/butter mixture and add cream of chicken soup. Stir to mix well.
  4. Pour into 2 quart casserole (spray with non-stick cooking spray). Bake 350 degrees for 20 minutes; top with reserved crumb mixture and continue baking for another 10 minutes.

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