Kohlrabi

Edible preparations are made with both the stem and the leaves. Kohlrabi can be eaten raw as well as cooked. Bufret Oversett denne siden 1. Here are our favorite ways to eat the underrated vegetable.

Have you ever eaten kohlrabi ? These little sputnik-shaped vegetables come in green or purple, can be eaten raw or cooke and taste a bit like broccoli stems, but milder and slightly sweeter.

The word kohlrabi is German for “cabbage turnip” (kohl as in cole-slaw, and rübe for turnip) though kohlrabi is not a root vegetable at . Looking something like a Sputnik in vegetable form, with a squat bulb and antennae-like shoots, kohlrabi is part of the cabbage family. It can be found in two colours, pale . Find out how to use this alternative to cabbage and turnips that is high in vitamins and minerals. Welcome to the inaugural installment of “WTF, CSA?

Or rather, you shoute “WTF? While most crops wither in frosty weather, the same cannot be said for kohlrabi ( pronounced “cole-rah-bee”). Known for its bizarre appearance but extremely hardy nature, this unique cruciferous vegetable is certainly not lacking in flavor and nutrition, making it highly deserving of your attention (and a space in your pantry).

Vegan and Gluten free, this flavorful salad make a healthy flavorful side dish.

These two names explain the taste and texture of kohlrabi , although it is milder and sweeter than either of them. The inside flesh of kohlrabi is pale green, slightly sweet, and crispy. It is a member of the brassica family. What can you do with it?

The preferred size for eating Purple . We offer certified organic kohlrabi seed for varieties well-suited to both home and commercial production. Its name means cabbage (kohl) turnip (rabi) – referring to both its botanical family . Unlike any of its cousins, kohlrabi is known for its swollen, globe-like stem that forms just above the ground. Learn more about growing kohlrabi in the garden and kohlrabi plant spacing here. We might as well just say it: kohlrabi is a little weird.

It has a mild turnip flavour and is delicious mixed with carrot or on its own. Use it raw, chopped in a green salad. It very, very good and a nice change.

Edible bulbs produced above ground grow easily in spring and fall gardens. Harvest young for the uniquely sweet, water chestnut flavor. So kohlrabi grows above-ground. Its flavour is reminiscent of that of cauliflower, but a bit more peppery. Raw kohlrabi tastes rather like celery and has a high vitamin C content.

The phytochemical content of kohlrabi helps you fight cancer, diabetes and high cholesterol.

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