Kohlrabi – Featured Vegetable of the Week

Kohlrabi is ¬†available now at the Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market. Attached is a link with information about kohlrabi and it ¬†includes 5 ways of preparing Kohlrabi. If this is a vegetable new to you, take a look at the variety of ways to use Kohlrabi and find out what will be your new favorite.

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/03/09/discovering-kohlrabi-its-a-vegetable/?_r=0

 

Other quick ideas to use kohlrabi from the Madison Area community Supported Agriculture coalition cook book “From Asparagus to Zucchini”

Kohlrabi Sandwiches

unsalted butter, softened

pumpernickel bread

thick-sliced kohlrabi

sea salt and fresh ground black pepper

Generously butter 2 slices of bread and make a sandwich with the kohlrabi as the “meat”. Add salt and pepper to taste. Makes 1 serving.

 

South-of-the-Border Kohlrabi Snacks

peeled kohlrabi

fresh lime juice

chili powder

Slice the kohlrabi into rounds (not too thick). Dip the lower third of each round into lime juice, then into chili powder.

Makes any number of servings.