Celery salad with cheese and walnuts
300 gr (10.5 oz) celery tuber
juice of 1 lemon
200 gr (7 oz) celery leaves chopped
300 gr (10.5 oz) gruyere cheese
2 sour apples
150 gr (5 oz) walnuts cut in little pieces
2 tbs sharp mustard
4 tbs whipping cream
2 tbs mayonaise
salt and pepper to taste
Peel celery tuber and cut in little thin strips, cook in boiling water with lemon juice ca 4 min, rinse with cold water, drain and let cool .
Peel and take seeds out of the apples and cut in little thin strips.
Cut cheese in little thin strips.
Roast walnuts dry in a frying pan and let cool.
Mix mustard, mayonaise and whipping cream, add strips of celery tuber, celery leaves (keep 2 tbs separate),apple strips and cheese strips, mix well and refrigerate for 3 hours.
Top with roasted walnuts and celery leaves.
Serve with dark brown bread and salted butter.
Pairs Well With
A wonderful salad original from Germany in Bayern.