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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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


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.