Kohlrabi Slaw

Kohlrabi is low in calories, high in nutrients and a great raw snack. If you need an instant immune system boost, then try snacking on a cup of raw Kohlrabi. Of all the vitamins in kohlrabi, vitamin C is the most abundant. A cup of raw kohlrabi has almost 84 mg of vitamin C, which is more than enough to meet your daily requirement. It also has a good amount of the B vitamins, which play a role in increasing metabolic rates and maintaining healthy skin and hair.


This recipe is from Recipe Zaar. I've made a version with carrots instead of radish that was delicious, too.

2 small kohlrabi
1 cup radish (or carrots)
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons fresh parsley, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil

1. Peel two small  or one large kohlrabi.
2. Shred the kohlrabi and radishes.
3. Mix vinegar, sugar, and parsley in a glass bowl. Whisk in olive oil.
4. Add shredded veggies and toss.
5. Chill for 30 minutes or more.

Tip: What to Eat on a Plant-Based Diet

Here is a really good blog-post from The Running Carrot, talking about the benefits of eating a plant-based diet. This doesn't mean eating only plants, just eating mostly plants. The article has oodles of great nutritional info on produce, much of which we see in Fair Shares. It will make you feel pretty...Read more


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- Josh Allen

Josh Allen, Companion Bread, St. Louis MO
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