Stuffed Celery Bites (Italian Style)

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Debloves2cook

A tasty twist on a favorite appetizer. Enjoy! For easiest preparation, spread the cream cheese mixture in the celery first, then slice into 2-inch pieces.

Top Review by puppitypup

As the 3 stars say, WE LIKED THESE. I couldn't find sunflower seeds so I used pine nuts on all of them. It seemed like they were missing something and it could be because I used regular cream cheese rather than the optional cream cheese with sun-dried tomatoes. I added a pinch of kosher salt and that perked them quite a bit. I will make this again and play with some other spices like Italian Seasoning. Thank you for posting Deb!

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Lightly coat a skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Add pine nuts and minced garlic. Cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until nuts are golden brown, stirring frequently. Set aside.
  2. Remove tops and wide base from celery stalks.
  3. In a small bowl stir together the creeam cheese and Italian cheese blend. Spread or spoon cheese mixture into celery.
  4. Cut each filled stalk of celery into 2-inch pieces.
  5. Sprinkle half the pieces with the pine nut mixture and half with the sunflower seeds.
  6. If desired, top with celery leaves.

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