Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

It’s hard to believe these funny looking bulbs amount to anything good.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

But they clean up well.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

And they are easy to grow from seed in your garden. so every year we plant them and every year they come up healthy.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

I’ve been on a roll with my spiralizer.  Talk about fun.  I’ve been transforming garden produce into “noodles” for salads and main dishes. Kohlrabi spiralizes up beautifully.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

If you don’t own a spiralizer, you can cut kohlrabi in matchsticks.  But really the spiralizer makes quick work of it.  They’re reasonably priced and you can pick one up here.

For the slaw, I added shredded purple cabbage and red onion to the kohlrabi.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

Added some carrot and parsley.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

Mixed in some lime, ginger, olive oil and sea salt.  And bam!  there you have summer on a plate in very little time.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

We downed this Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger.  Crunchy, juicy and colorful make it irresistible on a hot summer day. I served it with Thai grilled chicken, sautéed garden collard greens and watermelon.

Kohlrabi Slaw with Lime and Ginger

It took me about 15 minutes to assemble.  As I said the spiralizer makes quick work of getting the job done.  I also shredded the cabbage on that little wonder machine.

For other kohlrabi recipes checkout Kohlrabi Kraut, Kohlrabi Dill Pickles.

That’s all for now.  Until next time,

Amy

5 peeled kohlrabi, about the size of a softball, spiralized

1 cup finely shredded purple cabbage

1/2 cup carrots, cut in match stick style

1/4 cup red onion, thinly sliced

1 tablespoon minced parsley

1 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh ginger

1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

2 tablespoons chopped toasted almonds

sea salt to taste

Directions:

Combine the kohlrabi “noodles”, shredded cabbage, chopped carrot, onion, parsley and fresh ginger in a large bowl.  Add lime juice and olive oil.  Sprinkle with salt to taste.  Toss well, taste and adjust seasonings.  Top with chopped toasted almonds.  This is a very refreshing summertime side dish.

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