Some of our CSA co-growers received these little gems in their basket this week. They are crunchy and sweet, perfect for a salad. Also wonderful in an Asian stir fry!
So you have something in your CSA basket that your not quite sure about. Kohlrabi is a beautiful vegetable that belongs to the same family as broccoli and turnips. It actually means German turnip in German. There are purple and white varieties. Battleground CSA members will be receiving the purple variety called kohlibri in several weeks. The variety you have now is called winner. Here is a link to nutritional info and some ways to prepare this amazing vege, http://www.nutrition-and-you.com/kohlrabi.htm. Also for those of you who are trying to cut back on meat and are experimenting with more raw food meals, hares.com is a great site with wonderful info and recipes.