Kohlrabi Slaw with Cilantro and Lime
Kohlrabi is a cruciferous vegetable, also known as a German turnip, that belongs to the brassica family: the same family as broccoli, cabbage, brussel sprouts, cauliflower and kale. It can be eaten raw or cooked. Kohlrabi is a delicious vegetable with a taste similar to a sweeter milder version of a turnip. Kohlrabi has numerous health benefits- it is a rich source of Vitamin A, beta-carotene and fiber. Kohlrabi also contains about 140% Vitamin C to help boost your immune system! Start by trying this refreshing and delicious slaw! This is also a great way to practice your knife skills.
- 2cups kohlrabi, peeled and shredded or finely cut
- 2 cups rainbow carrots, peeled and shredded or finely cut
- 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
- 1/4 cup chopped scallion
- orange zest from one orange
- lime zest from one lime
- 1/4 Cup olive oil
- ¼ Cup fresh orange juice
- 1/8 Cup lime juice
- 1/8 cup honey
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 2 Tablespoons rice wine vinegar
Trim and peel kohlrabi. Cut off the two ends and then cut in half from top to bottom. Thinly slice, rotate and slice again, making 1/4 inch matchsticks or shred with a shredder or in a food processor.
Trim and peel carrots. Shred or thinly slice into matchsticks
Place in large bowl with chopped cilantro, scallions, lime zest and orange zest.
Whisk dressing together in a small bowl. Toss with salad. Refrigerate until serving. Garnish with zest and cilantro.