Recipe: Kohlrabi Slaw

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Recipe: Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi may not be the most famous of produce, but it contains many antioxidants and is super easy to prepare! Kohlrabi is a type of German turnip related to broccoli and cabbage. It can be roasted and served with pasta or chopped raw and put into salads/coleslaw!


  • 1 medium kohlrabi
  • 2 apples
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro
  • 1 lime, juice and zest
  • 1 orange, juice and zest
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • Calories — 73
  • Carbs — 12g
  • Protein — 1g
  • Fat — 4g
  • Sodium — 7mg
  • Fiber —3g



8 servings


  1. Wash and peel kohlrabi. Slice into small pieces, matchstick style.
  2. Wash and slice apple. Leaving skin on chop into small pieces, matchstick style.
  3. Finely mince jalapeno pepper and cilantro.
  4. Combine kohlrabi, apple, jalapeño, and cilantro.
  5. Juice and zest orange and lime.
  6. In separate bowl combine orange juice and zest, lime juice and zest and olive oil. Add to other ingredients. Stir together to combine.
  7. Add salt and pepper to taste.


Recipe compliments of Gail Hermenau, University of Delaware Cooperative Extension Master Food Educator, Master Gardener and Master Composter

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This material was funded by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - SNAP.