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Celery with tomatoes and black olives

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Celery with tomatoes and black olives

Side Serves 4 20 min
This lightly cooked veggie side is a good dish for late summer; our celery is in season from about July to October. It goes well with halloumi and couscous for a vegetarian dinner, and also with white fish.


  • 1 celery head
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • leaves from 1 thyme sprig
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 15 black olives, halved
  • salt and pepper


Prep time: 5 min
Cooking time: 15 min
  • Step 1

    Cook the celery sticks in the olive oil with the sliced onion for 10 minutes until translucent. Add tje garlic, thyme and chopped tomatoes. Cook for a further 5 minutes, season and sprinkle with black olives.

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