Cooked Celery with fennel and wine
(My guests are always surprised by this dish and always ask me for the recipe)
4 1 ½ cup servings
6 carbohydrate g.
1 – small head of celery 10-14 stalks
3 – Tbsp. butter
1-2 Tbsp. fennel seed, crushed
black pepper to taste
4 –ounces dry white wine or dry vermouth
HOW TO PREPARE THE RECIPE:
Remove leaves from the celery. Wash and then cut into ½ -3/4 inch slices. Melt butter in a sauce pan. Add crushed fennel and pepper. Cook until fennel is warm (30 seconds or so) add the celery pieces. Stir until coated with the butter. Add the wine or vermouth and cook over high heat until the liquid is evaporated, about 10 -15 minutes.