Kohlrabi and Salad Greens

Kohlrabi and Salad Greens
Recipe type: Appetizer
Author: cedarcirclefarm.org
Embrace this unusual veggie with a simple and fresh salad. Kohlrabi is a vegetable that almost no one has heard of, yet everyone should be eating! This stout veggie has the taste of a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but sweeter. Kohlrabi is very low in Saturated Fat and Cholesterol. It is also a good source of Thiamin, Folate, Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Dietary Fiber, Vitamin C, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Copper and Manganese.
  • 1 medium kohlrabi
  • 1/4 small red onion
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1 T olive oil
  • 1 T drained capers
  • 4 cups tender greens
  1. Peel kohlrabi. Slice the bulb very thin and put in a bowl. Slice the onion very thin, then rinse the slices in a sieve and pat dry. Stir the sliced onion into the kohlrabi. Separately, mix together lemon juice, ΒΌ teaspoon salt, and a pinch of pepper, then stir in oil and capers. Pour this mixture over the vegetables. Toss with greens and serve immediately.


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