Celery leaves contain five times more magnesium and calcium than the stalks. They’re also a rich source of vitamin C and phenolics, potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds.
Low in Carbs High in Fiber
One portion of celery leaves provides only a small portion your daily carb requirements, but contains 3.9 grams of fiber.
A 3.5-ounce serving of celery greens provides 2.7 milligrams of vitamin E.
There are 10 micrograms of iodine in one 3.5 oz. serving of celery leaves.
Serving Ideas for Celery Greens:
Dehydrate them in the oven and mix equal parts dehydrated leaves with salt to make celery salt.
Combine with onions and other veggies to make a soup stock.
Add to stews and soups.
Chop fine and use as pizza topping.
Add finely chopped leaves to tuna or chicken salad, or salmon crab cakes.