The Other Slaw

Jane Roush took a fresh look at an old-fashioned vegetable from her garden, kohlrabi, and came up with this crunchy slaw. You can also use broccoli stems, which taste much like kohlrabi.
Makes 6 servings


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1/4 cup lime juice
2 tablespoons salad oil
3 tablespoons chopped red onion
3 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1 clove garlic, pressed or minced
1 to 2 teaspoons minced fresh jalapeño chili
1 1/2 cups shredded peeled kohlrabi or broccoli stems
1 1/2 cups shredded peeled carrots
1 1/2 cups shredded zucchini
Salt and pepper


1. In a bowl, mix lime juice, oil, onion, cilantro, sugar, garlic, and chili to taste.

2. Add kohlrabi, carrots, and zucchini. Mix and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 73
Caloriesfromfat 58 %
Protein 1.4 g
Fat 4.7 g
Satfat 0.6 g
Carbohydrate 7.6 g
Fiber 1.5 g
Sodium 20 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg