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Originating in the salt marshes of the Mediterranean Sea, celery perfected the art of drawing up and retaining water. That’s why its ribs are the backbone of cooked sauces, soups, and casseroles.  When cooked, celery punches up the flavor.

It's been said that you burn more calories eating celery than the celery itself contains. But calorie-counting aside, celery is all about flavor. That’s why its ribs are the backbone of myriad soups, sauces, casseroles, and more. When cooked, celery punches up the flavor, especially when combined with some of its long-standing veggie partners in crime—onion and carrots or bell pepper. Raw, it is crunchy-delicious, whether on its own, dipped in dressing, or jazzing up salad or salsa. With impressive levels of vitamins K and A, folate, and potassium, celery is crunchy, nutritious, and filling.


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