Beans with Celery

Casola cu l’acciu

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Sicilian Feasts

By Giovanna Bellia La Marca

Published 2023

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Dry beans must be soaked, so plan accordingly.


  • ½ bunch celery, including leaves
  • 1 pound dried white cannellini or red kidney beans, soaked overnight, or


Wash, drain, and chop the celery including the leaves. If using soaked beans, drain, rinse, and drain again before placing in a pot and covering with 2 quarts of cold water. Place the pot on the stove, bring to the boil, then lower the heat to a simmer, cover the pot, and cook for ½ to 2 hours or until tender. Add the chopped celery and cook 30 minutes.

If using canned beans, bring