Good recipes for stuffed celery sticks include Grandma's Stuffed Celery and Light Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Celery. To make Grandma's stuffed celery, wash and dry large celery stalks, then cut them into 3 pieces each. Mix 16 ounces of cream cheese, 3/4 cup of green olives, 2 minced cloves of garlic and a pinch of salt and pepper in a bowl. Use a knife to spread the cream cheese mixture into the center of each celery piece. Serve immediately or refrigerate.
To make Light Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Celery, stir 1 1/4 cups of light mayonnaise, 4 ounces of diced pimientos, 1 teaspoon of Worcestershire sauce, 1 teaspoon of grated onion and 1/4 teaspoon of ground red pepper in a bowl. Stir in 16 ounces of finely shredded reduced-fat sharp cheddar cheese. Wash and dry 6 large stalks of celery, and then cut each stalk into 4 pieces. Spread 1 tablespoon of the cheese mixture into the center of each sliced piece of celery. Store any leftover cheese mixture in the refrigerator for up to one week.
The Light Pimiento Cheese-Stuffed Celery recipe includes ingredients such as light mayonnaise and reduced-fat cheese to minimize calorie and fat intake. To improve the recipe, cooks can shred their own cheese for a creamier texture.