30+ Carrot & Celery Recipes (The Ultimate Duo!)

The humble carrot and celery, often relegated to veggie platters, are ready to take center stage. This vibrant orange and green combo is the ultimate versatile pairing, offering endless possibilities from hearty stews to refreshing salads, all at a budget-friendly price. Here’s 30+ carrot & celery recipes to try out!

Grab your crisper drawer champions and get ready to explore a world of deliciousness!

The BEST Carrot & Celery Recipes to Try Out!

Two bowls of chicken carcass soup with spoon.
This Leftover Chicken Soup (Chicken Carcass Soup) is the best way to put your leftover roasted chicken carcass to use. Packed with veggies, herbs, collagen, and protein, enjoy this comforting soup and all of its benefits on sick days or for family dinners.
Leftover Chicken Soup
Bowl of creamy quinoa soup with spoon.
This Creamy Italian Quinoa Soup is not only amazingly delicious, but it’s also packed with protein, fiber and essential vitamins and antioxidants. 
Creamy Quinoa Soup
Bowl of Slow Cooker Ham and Bean Soup with hands holding bowl and spoon
Crockpot Ham and Bean Soup is the perfect comfort food for a cold day. Richly flavored with a ham bone and beans, this soup makes for an easy dinner that takes less than 10 minutes of hands-on time.
Crockpot Ham & Bean Soup
Overhead close up of bowl with polenta and osso buco.
This Slow Cooker Osso Buco is super flavorful and tender. Serve it over noodles or mashed potatoes for the most delicious and amazing dinner. 
Slow Cooker Osso Buco
Italian wedding soup in small grey bowl with parmesan.
This Italian Wedding Soup marries delicious Italian flavors together in one pot! Made with homemade meatballs, vegetables, kale, and pasta, this classic soup is easy to make in less than an hour on the stove top.
Italian Wedding Soup
Overhead shot of bowl of buffalo chicken chili.
This Buffalo Chicken Chili features all the flavors of your favorite finger food in a spicy chili. It’s a healthy, hearty way to enjoy buffalo wings in a new way!
Buffalo Chicken Chili
Overhead shot of 2 bowls of weight loss soup on counter next to bowl of pepper flakes.
Weight Loss Cabbage Soup is loaded with fresh vegetables. It's high in flavor, yet naturally low in fat and calories
Weight Loss Cabbage Soup
Bowl of creamy gnocchi soup with spoon.
Fight the winter blues with Creamy Gnocchi Soup, a heartwarming dish made by simmering gnocchi, veggies, warming spices, and crispy bacon in a divine broth. It’s sure to become a new favorite for soup season!
Creamy Gnocchi Soup with Bacon
Hands holding bowl of chicken noodle soup.
This Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup recipe is packed with flavor, super easy and so satisfying. With tips on how to make it with chicken thighs, chicken breasts, a whole chicken, or leftover rotisserie chicken. 
Instant Pot Chicken Noodle Soup
Overhead close up of bowl of soup topped with pesto.
This Instant Pot Bean Soup with Pesto is made with chickpeas and tomatoes. It’s vegetarian friendly, super delicious and cooks up quick in your pressure cooker. 
Instant Pot Bean Soup with Pesto
Hands holding bowl of pasta topped with slow cooker bolognese.
This Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce would make my Nana Lamancuso proud. It’s silky and luscious with super tender meat and so much flavor. Crockpot bolognese is where it’s at! 
Slow Cooker Bolognese Sauce
Overhead shot of bowl of lentil soup topped with chopped chipotles and served with spoon.
This Spicy Lentil Soup is a warm and comforting hearty soup that’s perfect for chilly Fall days! The chipotle peppers give it a bit of heat and a great smoky flavor.
Spicy Lentil Soup
Two bowls of pasta with white bolognese.
This White Bolognese Sauce combines beef & Italian sausage in this silky, rich & delicately spiced sauce that’s perfect for topping a bowl of pasta!
White Bolognese Sauce
This Lentil Bolognese Sauce can be made in no time with the help of your Instant Pot.
This Lentil Bolognese Sauce can be made in no time with the help of your Instant Pot.
Instant Pot Lentil Bolognese
Overhead close up of bowl of minestrone on wood background.
Instant Pot Minestrone Soup cooks in just 5 minutes! Loaded with veggies, beans, and delicious pasta, then topped with lots of nutty parmesan cheese and fresh parsley. Serve it with crostini for dipping into that delicious broth.
Instant Pot Minestrone
Carrot Celery And Apple Juice
Give yourself an antioxidant boost with this super-tasty homemade carrot and celery juice recipe, with apples. Slightly sweet and perfectly balanced.
Recipe: Shahzadi Devje
Carrot Celery and Apple Juice
Our skillet chicken pot pie makes use of a few handy shortcuts, including puff pastry from the freezer, to cut down on prep time while still delivering a homey comforting classic.
Recipe: The Modern Proper
Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Just carrots, celery, onions and garlic flavor this soothingly simple, risotto-like creamy chicken orzo recipe. Grab some crusty bread and call dinner done.
Recipe: The Modern Proper
Creamy Chicken Orzo
A classic, easy macaroni salad for summer entertaining, potluck-bringing and all around feasting!
Recipe: The Modern Proper
Macaroni Salad
This veggie-packed Vegetarian Stuffing recipe is delicious, savory, packed with favor and will add goodness to any holiday meal!
Recipe: The Natural Nurturer
Veggie-Loaded Stuffing
A soul-warming ground lamb pie with herbs, spices, topped with cheesy Irish cheddar mashed potatoes.
Recipe: Little Spice Jar
Shepherd’s Pie with Cheese Potatoes
Wild Rice Chicken Casserole with carrots, celery, and hazelnuts is a healthy, filling meal! Prepare it as a meal prep dinner for the week.
Recipe: The Roasted Root
Wild Rice Chicken Casserole
This super easy (and creamy) vegan vegetable soup recipe can be made in one pot and is a great way to keep your body healthy this fall.
Recipe: Food By Maria
Creamy Vegan Vegetable Soup
This butternut squash lentil lasagna with lots of vegetables and cheese is a delicious vegetarian pasta dish perfect in autumn or winter.
Recipe: Where Is My Spoon
Vegetarian Butternut Squash and Lentil Lasagna
This quinoa edamame salad recipe is made with colourful, crunchy vegetables like cucumber, celery, carrots, and purple cabbage. Tossed in an Asian-inspired miso sesame ginger dressing, this healthy salad recipe is so flavourful and packed with plant-based protein!
Recipe: Walder Wellness
Quinoa Edamame Salad with Miso Dressing
With just 6 ingredients, this carrot and celery soup is so easy! With diced veggies in a tasty vegetable broth.
Recipe: Vegan On Board
Carrot and Celery Soup
Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup is a warm hug in a bowl. It’s creamy, made with lots of vegetables and has sweet dried cranberries in it!
Recipe: Life Around the Table
Cozy Autumn Wild Rice Soup
This simple cucumber carrot celery salad recipe is crunchy, refreshing, and delicious. Made with fresh herbs and a lemon vinaigrette dressing!
Recipe: Walder Wellness
Crunchy Cucumber Carrot Celery Salad
Try this clever twist on classic pasta sauce. It’s packed with wholesome ingredients, yet is extra flavorful even picky eaters will enjoy!
Recipe: Health My Lifestyle
Hidden Veggie Pasta Sauce
Cozy Italian pastina soup is feel-better soup! Easy chicken and stars soup is made with homemade parmesan broth, vegetables, and pasta.
Recipe: Little Spice Jar
Parmesan Chicken Pastina Soup
This beef chow mein is tender steak stir fried with vegetables and noodles in a flavorful sauce. A homemade version of the take out classic.
Recipe: Dinner At The Zoo
Beef Chow Mein
This vegetarian chili is ultra flavorful and bursting with spices, notes of smoky chipotle, vegetables, and plenty of pinto beans.
Recipe: Home Cooking Collective
Skillet Chili for Two
This Mediterranean-inspired chickpea soup combines roasted red peppers, farro, and feta for a hearty, one-pot meal ready in about an hour.
Recipe: Home Cooking Collective
Smoky Mediterranean Chickpea Soup

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30+ Carrot & Celery Recipes

The humble carrot and celery, often relegated to veggie platters, are ready to take center stage. Here's 30+ carrot & celery recipes to cook up! Try this Leftover Chicken Soup (Chicken Carcass Soup). It's the best way to put your leftover roasted chicken carcass to use. Packed with veggies, herbs, collagen, and protein, enjoy this comforting soup and all of its benefits on sick days or for family dinners.
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Prep Time: 40 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 6 people

Ingredients

  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • ¾ cup yellow onion (diced)
  • 3/4 cup diced carrots (diced)
  • 3/4 cup celery (diced)
  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • Carcass of one 4- to 5-pound roast chicken
  • 4 cups chicken broth (32 oz )
  • 6 cups water
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 cup acini de pepe pasta (uncooked (½ package) (or ditalini or orzo))
  • Kosher salt and pepper (to taste)
  • Parmesan cheese (for topping (optional) )

Instructions

  • Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onions, carrots and celery and season with a pinch of salt and pepper. Saute until veggies have softened, 6-8 minutes. Add garlic and saute for an additional 30 seconds, until fragrant.
  • Add the chicken to the pot, along with the broth, water and bay leaf.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce the heat to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes. Skim any foam or fat from the broth with a ladle as necessary.
  • Remove the carcass with tongs and set aside to cool.
  • Add the pasta to the broth and stir to combine. Simmer for 10-12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until pasta is tender. Season with additional salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Meanwhile, when the chicken is cool enough to handle, pick off the meat, and shred it into bite-size pieces.
  • When the pasta is done, add the chicken to the broth and season with additional salt and pepper, to taste. Enjoy topped with parmesan cheese, if desired.

Notes

I prefer to use acini de pepe pasta in this soup, but any pasta shape will work. You can use egg noodles, ditalini, orzo, elbow macaroni, shells, etc.
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Nutrition

Calories: 250kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 607mg | Potassium: 245mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 2734IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg

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