“What is that? Rutabaga? Turnip?”
Kohlrabi is a large bulb-shaped cruciferous vegetable with long stems that is typically purple or light green in colour. The name “kohlrabi” actually comes from German for “cabbage turnip” – so if you thought this weird looking vegetable was a turnip, you weren’t far off! We’re here to answer the question: “But what do I do with it?” Check out our wide variety of recipe ideas to include this nutritious vegetable on your plate.
Baked Kohlrabi Schnitzel
One of the most common ways to prepare kohlrabi is to roast it. Why not add a delicious breaded coating first? We love this idea Baked Kohlrabi Schnitzel by Cooking For Elephants to make kohlrabi the main event of your plate!
Shaved Kohlrabi Salad
Start slicing! This recipe for Shaved Kohlrabi Salad by Alexandra’s Kitchen pairs our main veg with fresh basil and parmesan for a bright and salty kick.
Everything fried is better, right? Kohlrabi has a great structure that can hold its own in a fritter. Paired with apple sauce and sour cream, these Kohlrabi Fritters by Cooking Light are going to be your new favourite dinner side dish!
Kohlrabi in Cream Sauce
This german preparation of kohlrabi is perfect for cold winter days when you want something creamy and comforting, and would be perfect with some market pork chops or a simple roast for a delicious dinner. Get the recipe for Kohlrabi in Cream Sauce from The Spruce Eats.
Craving chips and dip? These Baked Kohlrabi Chips with Shallot Yogurt Dip by It’s a Veg World After All is sure to satisfy. Whip up this appetizer next time you have the itch for a salty snack.
If your salty craving takes the form of french fries, these Baked Kohlrabi Fries by Heavenlynn Healthy only take 20 minutes to make! A spiced flour coating gives these fries a delicious crispy texture that you’ll be sure to love.