Recipe courtesy of Pilar Sanchez
Total:
40 min
Active:
30 min
Yield:
10 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

  • 12 celery stalks, peeled
  • 1/2 cup pecans
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon melted butter
  • Pinch cayenne pepper
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 2 red jalapenos, seeded

Directions

Cut the celery into 4-inch-long pieces, then slice off a thin edge at the rounded part of the stalk to help them lie flat while stuffing. Place them in a bowl of ice water and refrigerate until ready to stuff.

In a bowl, toss the pecans with the honey, butter, cayenne and salt, making sure the nuts are well coated. Spread on a baking sheet, bake until nuts are toasted, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from the oven and allow them to cool completely.

Chop pecans coarsely in a food processor. Add the cream cheese and process until smooth. Remove celery from the refrigerator, drain and dry well. Scrape cream cheese/nut mixture out of the food processor into a pastry bag fitted with a large star tip. Fill each celery boat with a generous amount of the mixture.

Cut the jalapenos into thick strips, and then cut each strip in half at an angle. This should look like a sail. Garnish each of your celery boats with its red jalapeno sail.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Banana Boats

Recipe courtesy of Haylie Duff

Pineapple Boats

Recipe courtesy of Laura Calder

Rockin' Taco Salad

Recipe courtesy of Hungry Girl

Rockin' Lean Bean Casserole

Recipe courtesy of Food Network

Braised Celery

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Celery Remoulade

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Celery Soda

Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown

Roasted Banana Boats

Recipe courtesy of Michael Chiarello

Cooking Tips 3 Videos

Step-by-step photos

Eggs 101: Poached 01:24

These easy steps will have you poaching eggs to perfection in no time.

Similar Topics:

On TV

Not My Mama's Meals

7:30am | 6:30c

Not My Mama's Meals

8:30am | 7:30c

Not My Mama's Meals

9:30am | 8:30c

Vinny & Ma Eat America

10:30am | 9:30c

Vinny & Ma Eat America

11:30am | 10:30c

Vinny & Ma Eat America

12:30pm | 11:30c

Donut Showdown

1:30pm | 12:30c

Donut Showdown

2:30pm | 1:30c

Donut Showdown

3:30pm | 2:30c

Donut Showdown

4:30pm | 3:30c

Sugar Showdown

5:30pm | 4:30c

Sugar Showdown

6:30pm | 5:30c
On Tonight
On Tonight

Cupcake Wars

8pm | 7c

Sugar Showdown

10:30pm | 9:30c

Good Eats

11pm | 10c

Good Eats

11:30pm | 10:30c

Cupcake Wars

12am | 11c

Cupcake Wars

1am | 12c

Sugar Showdown

2:30am | 1:30c

Good Eats

3am | 2c

Good Eats

3:30am | 2:30c

So Much Pretty Food Here