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Asian Kohlrabi Slaw (aka Kohl Slaw)

This is a recipe that celebrates fresh, raw kohlrabi in all its crunchy goodness. It’s a fairly simple treatment, with a few carefully chosen ingredients. For a spicier taste, you can add a little extra hot sauce to the dressing.


Asian Kohlrabi Slaw
adapted from a Washington Post recipe [1]

3 cups peeled and grated kohlrabi
1/2 cup grated carrots
1 tbsp chopped chives (or green onion top)
4 tbsp rice vinegar
1 tsp toasted sesame oil
1 tbsp Thai sweet chili sauce (I used Mae Ploy brand)
1 dash salt
1 tsp black sesame seeds (optional for garnish)

1. Grate kohlrabi and carrots using food processor or medium hand grater.
2. Combine kohlrabi, carrots and chives in a large bowl.
3. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the vinegar, oil, chili sauce and salt. Pour dressing over vegetables, and stir to combine.
4. Refrigerate for several hours (or overnight) to let flavors develop. Serve chilled, and top with black sesame seeds for garnish.

Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts
Nutrition (per serving): 68 calories, 11 calories from fat, 1.7g total fat, 0mg cholesterol, 419mg sodium, 584.8mg potassium, 18.5g carbohydrates, 2g fiber, 6g sugar, 2.5g protein, 50.7mg calcium, <1g saturated fat.