Kohlrabi

 Kohlrabi

kohlrabi Horsely Park branded

This is a member of the Brasstica family which includes broccoli, cauliflower, Kale, cabbage.

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Here are a heap of recipes for you to try out

Kohlrabi salad & apple slaw with creamy coleslaw dressing

Kohlrabi Calzone – folded pizza

Kohlrabi Fritters   

Kohlrabi Vegetable Soup

Sautéed Kohlrabi

 

Kohlrabi salad

Kohlrabi Salad - Kohlrabi & apple slaw with creamy coleslaw dressing
 
Author:
Recipe type: Salad
Ingredients
  • For the creamy coleslaw dressing:
  • ¼ cup cream
  • 1 tbs fresh lemon juice
  • ½ tbs French mustard
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • salt & pepper to taste - go easy here
  • fresh mint, chopped
  • 1 fresh kohlrabi, trimmed, peeled, grated
  • 2 apples, peeled, grated or cubed
Instructions
  1. In a bowl whisk cream into lightly until it fluffs slightly then add remaining dressing ingredients. Add the kohlrabi and apple. Serve immediately.

Kohlrabi Calzone – folded pizza
Kohlrabi Calzone – folded pizza
 
Important to know, It takes about 1 hr 20mins for the dough (traditional way), 20mins for the vegetables.
Author:
Recipe type: Pizza
Serves: 2
Ingredients
  • For the dough:
  • Can use a bread maker make the dough in it.
  • 3 cups bread flour
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 cup+2 tbs water
  • 2 tbs oil
  • 2½ tsp active dry yeast
  • For the filling:
  • ½ cup carrots
  • 1 kohlrabi
  • 1 capsicum
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup tomatoes, diced
  • ½ cup fillers such as frozen peas, chopped celery, greens sliced (spinach, silverbeet, lettuce even)
  • 2 tbs slivered almonds
  • pinches rosemary, thyme,
  • salt,
  • red chili powder
  • paprika
  • Parmesan and mozzarella, grated
Instructions
  1. To make calzone bread:
  2. Using a bread machine, add all the wet ingredients first, and then the dry ones, with yeast being the last thing you add.
  3. By hand: knead for 10-12 minutes, cover, and let rise 1 ½ hours.
  4. To make filling:
  5. In a frypan with oil start with onions, carrots, kohlrabi, squash, peppers, almonds. Stir well and cover. Let it cook about 5-6 minutes. Then add the tomatoes. Stir well. Add water- about ¼ cup. Add the herbs and salt and let it cook.
  6. To make Calzone:
  7. Divide the dough into two. Preheat the oven to 205C.
  8. Roll out the dough and divide into two. Put a little filling into one side of each half. Sprinkle some grated Parmesan and grated mozzarella over the filling. Then wet the tip of your finger and run it along the edge of the rolled-out dough, then fold the top half over and seal it by pressing it down. With a knife, cut three vents in the top. Brush a little oil over the top of each calzone. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until brown. Let it cool and cut in half.

Kohlrabi Fritters   
Kohlrabi Fritters
 
Author:
Cuisine: Fritters
Ingredients
  • 1 kohlrabi
  • 2 eggs
  • ½ cup onion, chopped
  • ¼ cup herb such as cilantro or parsley, chopped
  • 3 tbs almond, ground
  • Pinches of sea salt to taste
  • Oil to sauté such as olive or palm oil
Instructions
  1. Peel and grate kohlrabi and place in colander to drain. Prepare onions and herb.
  2. Squeeze as much of the remaining moisture from the kohlrabi as you can and place it in a medium mixing bowl. Add onion, cilantro, almonds, sea salt, and beaten eggs. Form into balls. Place kohlrabi balls in hot frypan with oil and flatten gently with a spatula. Sauté until brown both sides

 

Kohlrabi Vegetable Soup

Kohlrabi vegetable soup
 
Author:
Recipe type: Soup
Ingredients
  • 2 tbs butter
  • 2 kohlrabi, peeled and diced
  • 3 parsnips, peeled and diced
  • 3 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 4 cups chicken/vegetable stock
  • 2 tbs flour, to thicken
  • Paprika, optional for spicing up
  • ⅓ cups heavy cream
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • salt to taste
  • parsley to garnish
Instructions
  1. Melt butter in a stock pot over medium heat. Add kohlrabi and saute for 2 minutes. Add parsnips and carrots and cook for 2 more minutes. Do not brown. Sprinkle in flour and paprika; stir until mixed. Add chicken stock. Bring to a boil, lower heat and simmer for 5 – 7 minutes until vegetables are fork-tender.
  2. Remove from heat and, working in batches, puree the soup in a blender or food processor until smooth.
  3. Return the soup to the stockpot. Bring to a light simmer and stir in creams. Remove from heat and serve with parsley.

 

Sautéed Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi Sautee
 
Author:
Recipe type: Sautee
Ingredients
  • 1 kohlrabi, grated
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • ½ medium onion, diced
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • ½ to 1 tbs fresh parsley
  • ½ tsp salt
Instructions
  1. Grate kohlrabi, place in colander, and sprinkle with salt. Let stand for 30 minutes to drain. Heat butter over medium heat, add onions, garlic and sauté a few minutes. Stir in kohlrabi, reduce heat to low, cover, and cook 10 minutes. Increase heat to medium and cook 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and stir in fresh herbs. Serve with meal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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