Baked Celery with Ham

Baked Celery with Ham

Baked Celery with Ham

Here is how to prepare a make a delicious baked celery with ham at home: a comforting dish to enjoy with family and friends.

November 6, 2018

serves for

4

total time

0 HR 45 MIN

ingredients

butter
3 tbsp
Flour
2 tbsp
Milk
500 ml
Cream
3 tbsp
Cheese
200 g, grated
Celery
4 large stalks
Ham
4 slices
Parsley
4 tbsp, chopped, fresh, sprigs to garnish
Sage
1 tbsp, chopped
basil

Preparation

How to prepare baked celery with ham

  • Heat the oven to 200ºC (180º fan), gas 6.
  • Melt the butter in a small pan then add the flour and cook gently for 2 minutes, stirring all the time.
  • Gradually add the milk and cream, bring to a simmer then cook very gently for 10 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add half the grated cheese, season with salt and pepper and remove the pan from the heat.
  • Meanwhile, butter an ovenproof dish.
  • Wrap each stalk of celery in a slice of ham then trim them and lay them side by side in the dish.
  • Mix the chopped herbs into the sauce and pour over the wrapped celery.
  • Scatter over the remaining cheese and bake in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until the sauce is browned and bubbling.
  • Serve garnished with the parsley sprigs.

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