Celery Fennel Salad

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A good salad can make a fresh lunch, a light dinner, or complete a larger meal. But choosing the right kind of salad makes all the difference! Filled with crunchy Dandy celery, this unique Celery Fennel Salad is always a good choice. Homemade citrus dressing and savory fennel, Parmesan, and walnuts make this salad filling and flavorful.

How to Make Celery Fennel Salad

The mild flavor of this salad makes it perfect for pairing with all kinds of delicious dishes. But that doesn’t mean it’s boring! Our Celery Fennel Salad is filled with crunchy textures from tasty celery, walnuts, and fennel. A garlic lemon vinaigrette provides some fresh citrusy flavor that ties it all together.

Makes a great entree, appetizer, or side

This salad is simple to make. Even with a homemade vinaigrette, it takes just a few minutes to make! You’ll love this salad as an easy appetizer or side for holiday meals or a quick lunch to help you power through your day. It’s also a great way to use fennel, a tasty veggie that doesn’t see much use in most kitchens.

5 from 2 votes

Celery Fennel Salad

Homemade citrus dressing atop celery, fennel, Parmesan, and walnuts make a unique salad. Great for holidays or any time of year.
Prep Time15 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Servings4 people



  • 1 bag Dandy® celery cut on the bias
  • 1 bulb fennel shaved/sliced thin
  • 6 oz shaved Parmesan cheese divided
  • 1/2 cup toasted walnuts

Garlicky Lemon Vinaigrette

  • 3/4 cup olive oil
  • 5 tsp vinegar red wine vinegar suggested*
  • Juice + zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper


  • Toss the celery and fennel together with 3 oz of parmesan cheese. Layer on a platter.
  • Drizzle with vinaigrette.
  • Top with remaining Parmesan cheese and toasted walnuts.


*Champagne vinegar or balsamic vinegar also work well 


Calories: 644kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 61g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 34g | Cholesterol: 29mg | Sodium: 1171mg | Potassium: 359mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 417IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 553mg | Iron: 2mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Calories: 644
Keyword: celery, easy prep, easy recipe, fennel, holiday recipe, salad
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A tasty choice for any meal

Get the Crunchiest Celery with Dandy®

Nearly a century ago, Andrew Duda brought his first crop of celery to market. His idea was to grow a plant that was completely usable, and celery was just the right plant! Six generations later, his family is still passionate about bringing this versatile vegetable to your local produce section through the Dandy® brand.

To grow the freshest, safest produce around, experts at Duda Farm Fresh Foods use traditional breeding practices to grow high-quality GMO-free veggies. Growing their produce and harvesting it in the best possible conditions ensures that their customers get the freshest fruits and veggies. With expert care to back it up, you can be sure that Dandy® celery is the crunchiest available!

Did you and your family love munching on this crunchy salad? Did you serve it as part of a special meal? Tell us what you thought in the comments!

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About Lori

Lori Taylor is the Founder & CEO of The Produce Moms. For ten years she sold fresh produce to over 300 grocery stores throughout the United States, and today she is fully focused on working with the produce supply chain, media, and government to increase fresh produce access & consumption in the US and around the globe. Connect with Lori on LinkedIn.

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