Asian Slaw with Beet Carrots and Kohlrabi Recipe

Healthy Asian Slaw with beets, carrots, and kohlrabi. Simple, fast, great with teriyaki - EatingRichly.com

Kohlrabi. Just the name sounds funny, and it looks even funnier. I have to admit, I still haven’t exactly figured out a recipe that really features kohlrabi. It’s kind of like a dense bulb of leafless cabbage. It can be purple, green, or white, and has yet to truly capture my excitement in the kitchen. Why then do I post recipes for it? Because it grows SO stinking great in the Pacific Northwest!

This simple Asian Slaw is a great way to use some of the colder weather vegetables we can currently grow (or get in a CSA box). The lovely colors feel perfect for fall, and the unique umami and tangy tastes make this salad great for pairing with hoisin wings or kalbi beef.

I do have one more kohlrabi left from our CSA. This one is almost as big as my head! I’m thinking of making my friend Elise’s kohlrabi ham bake.

Do you have a food that intrigues you but you haven’t quite found a favorite way to eat it? Tell me I’m not the only one!

Healthy Asian Slaw with beets, carrots, and kohlrabi. Simple, fast, great with teriyaki - EatingRichly.com

Easy Asian Kohlrabi Slaw Recipe with Carrots and Beets

Prep time: 10 m
Cook time: 0 m
Total time: 10 m
Yield: 4 servings
Calories per serving: 41
Fat per serving: 0.6 g

Ingredients

  • 1
    small beet
  • 1
    medium kohlrabi
  • 2
    large carrots
  • 1/2 tsp
    fish sauce
  • 1 tsp
    lime juice
  • 1/4 tsp
    sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp
    black sesame seeds

Cooking Directions

  1. Peel the beet, kohlrabi,and carrots, then julienne (cut into matchstick sized pieces. You can also use a julienne slicer). Place vegetables in a bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together fish sauce, lime juice, vinegar, honey and sesame oil.
  3. Pour dressing over the vegetables and toss to coat.
  4. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Sodium 43.79mg, Total Carbohydrate 8.61g, Dietary Fiber 2.58g, Sugars 3.86g, Protein 1.27g, WW Points Plus 1, WW Old Points 0

Approximate cost/serving: When in season, these vegetables are ridiculously cheap. The whole recipe cost me less than $1 so we’ll say just 25 cents a serving.

Vegetarian/Gluten Free: This is vegetarian, vegan, and gluten free with no changes needed.

 


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