Celery Smashers with Cream Gravy

Celery Smashers with Cream Gravy


"This recipe is a great taste improvement on regular old mashed potatoes. The cream gravy is excellent."


45 m servings 471 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 471 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.4g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 6.8 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 242 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt 1 tablespoon butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Saute celery and onion for about 8 minutes, or until tender.
  3. To the cooked potatoes add the celery and onion, 2 tablespoons butter, 1/4 cup cream, celery salt and ground black pepper. With an electric mixer on low, beat until desired consistency is reached.
  4. To make the gravy melt 2 teaspoons butter in a small saucepan. Add flour and cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually whisk in chicken broth and cook over medium-high heat until thickened. Stir in 1/3 cup cream and onion powder; heat through.
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  1. 20 Ratings


Excellent recipe - the celery and onion added even more flavor than I thought they would (although I did make the recipe the night before and reheated it the next day while the turkey was restin...

I found this recipe looking for something to do with celery hearts. Very good vegetarian meal. I just ate a bigass heap of this with some corn on the cob. The gravy is delicious and creamy, and ...

This was a really tasty recipe and a great change from the ordinary mashed potatoes. I served it with grilled pork chops (using my secret of marinating the chops in chinese oyster sauce for sev...

Wow is all I can say. I was looking for a different mashed potato recipe. Tonight I wanted to make meatballs so I decided to change the cream gravy slightly by using beef broth instead of chicke...

Fabulous! This was a hit at Easter!

I didn't get the celery sauteed enough, so it was still a little crunchy in the potatoes, but even still, my kids who don't like mashed potatoes OR gravy, loved this and couldn't stop eating it!

I'm a mashed potato purist -- meaning I don't like stuff like sour cream or cheese mixed in :) -- but the celery changed changed up the dish without covering up the potato taste. I'll definitely...

I only used to gravy recipe and really liked it. I added a bit more flour as we like a little thicker gravy. Served over mashed potatoes and chicken fried chicken. Also had fresh sweet corn..so ...

This is absolutely delicious. I like to add some garlic and a little more celery and celery salt than called for to the potatoes. The gravy is just lovely - suprising how such a flavorable grav...