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Kohlrabi

Hi All,

I have never seen or eaten kohlrabi until I came to Switzerland. My sister in law seems to love it, and when she visited few days ago we bought loads but we ended up eating other food so we have a bunch of kohlrabi left in our fridge. Any good suggestions on recipe? Would like to know what you have tried and can be recommended. I saw some on the internet like "kohlrabi lasagna", "kohlrabi salad" etc... what is your favourite?
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Old 06.02.2013, 04:04
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Re: Kohlrabi

When I was a kid I'd eat them raw like an apple with a bit of salt I also like to dice them into cubes and sautée them and then add to spaetzle or add to soup or add to mashed potatoes. It's a very versatile veg. The lasagna is a new one on me though...
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Re: Kohlrabi

You can fill Kohlrabi, eg with tomato

Peel them, cook in boiling saltwater till tender.
scoop it out and chop the scooped out bits into small cubes
Blanche, deseed tomatoes and chop them in fine cubes as well
Chop spring onions
Mix crème fraiche with finely chopped goat cheese, tomatoes, and the cubes of the kohlrabi
Season with salt and pepper
Pour the mixture into the kohlrabi and put the lid on it
Take an ovenproof plate and pour some stock and put the kohlrabi in it
Bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees for 30 minutes
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Re: Kohlrabi

Not very interesting I know, but I always whack them in soups or use them in a sofrito.
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I've braised them in some stock and butter till the stock reduces and the kohlrabi get a tiny bit brown. Squirt of lemon, salt and pepper.

I've tried to make a roesti with them, and it tasted good but was rather ugly.
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Re: Kohlrabi

It looks like Sputnik

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Re: Kohlrabi

Some recipes: http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandsty...-with-kohlrabi
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Re: Kohlrabi

We eat it raw with lemon and salt

I will try some of the recipes though.
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Re: Kohlrabi

This one looks nice.

http://nwfarmsandfood.com/index.php/asian-slaw
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Re: Kohlrabi

Thanks everyone, I have not had a chance cook during the week but will try tomorrow - sounds like lemon & salt combination is popular and adding creme fraiche!
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Re: Kohlrabi

I really like Ottolenghi's Kohlrabi salad recipe:

http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandsty...-recipe-quince
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Re: Kohlrabi

I usually like to chop it up and add it to a salad, some of the other recepies here look great though.
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