Kohlrabi Slaw



This recipe for kohlrabi slaw with cilantro, jalapeño and lime is from Chef Sylvia and her blog Feating At Home. The picture is from the same blog.


Ingredients

  1. 6 cups kohlrabi -cut into matchsticks or grated - about three x 4 inch bulbs (or you could substitute sliced fennel, apple, jicama, cucumber, or cabbage for part of the kohlrabi for more diversity)

  2. ½  cup chopped cilantro (one small bunch)

  3. half of a jalapeno - minced (we used green chilis)

  4. 1/4 cup chopped scallion

  5. orange zest from one orange, and juice

  6. lime zest from one lime, and juice

Citrus Dressing :

  • 1/4 Cup olive oil

  • ¼ Cup  fresh orange juice ( juice form one orange)

  • 1/8 Cup lime juice plus 1 T ( juice from one large lime), more to taste

  • 1/4 Cup honey (or agave syrup)

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1 Tablespoon rice wine vinegar (we used white vinegar)

Instructions: Trim and peel kohlrabi - may have to peel twice to get through the thick skin. Cut off the ends. Cut in half from top to bottom. Thinly slice, rotate and slice again, making 1/4 inch matchsticks. Place in large bowl with chopped cilantro, scallions, finely chopped jalapeño (or green chilis), lime zest and orange zest. Whisk dressing together in a small bowl. Toss with salad. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with zest and cilantro. This tastes goo the next day too.

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