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Apple Kohlrabi Slaw

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This apple and kohlrabi slaw is light but full of flavor and clean ingredients. Great to add on pork chops or grilled chicken.
two pork chops on plate topped with apple kholrabi slaw

If you have never had kohlrabi before, it is a member of the cabbage family, although it looks closer to a turnip. Kohlrabi has a sweet and slightly peppery flavor, and is nice and crisp. It kind of reminds me of a sweet radish, you can eat it raw or cooked.

This simpe apple kholrabi slaw is crisp and bright and a great addition to simple grilled meats.
apple kohlrabi slaw on top of pork chops

It combines great with the sweet and tart apples to make a lovely crisp salad

How to make this slaw

This is an easy side dish to make! For the full set of directions, make sure you scroll down to the recipe card below.

Toast the pistachios

  1. In a large dry pan, heat the chopped pistachios on medium-high heat to toast them for 1-2 minutes – watch them because they will burn fast!
  2. Transfer to a plate and allow to cool

Prep the produce

  1. Use a knife to peel the skin off the kohlrabi.
  2. Peel the apple (if you wish, you can leave the apple peel on) and slice both the apple and the kohlrabi thin and then cut into matchsticks.

Assemble the slaw

  1. In a medium bowl, combine the apple and kohlrabi matchsticks, the green onions, the garlic, the juice of the whole lime and the tahini.
  2. Add the pistachios and the cilantro to the bowl. 
  3. Toss well and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Storage Information

This salad will keep for 2-3 days, however the apples can oxidize and start to turn brown. Make sure they are well tossed in the lemon juice. Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

apple slaw with kohlrabi on top of pork chops

How to use Apple Kohlrabi Slaw

This slaw is a great addition to simple summer meals.

  • As a simple side dish
  • On top of pork chops
  • On top of grilled chicken or breaded chicken cutlets
  • In fish tacos
grilled pork chops on plate with apple slaw

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apple kohlrabi slaw on top of pork chops

Apple Kohlrabi Slaw

This simpe apple kholrabi slaw is crisp and bright and a great addition to simple grilled meats.
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Course: 30 Minute Meal
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 120kcal
Author: Jenni – The Gingered Whisk

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons Pistachios shelled and roughly chopped
  • 1 Apple
  • 1 Kohlrabi
  • 3 Green Onions thinly sliced
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1 Lime
  • 2 Tablespoons Tahini
  • ½ cup fresh chopped Cilantro

Instructions

  • In a large dry pan, heat the chopped pistachios on medium-high heat to toast them for 1-2 minutes – watch them because they will burn fast!
  • Use a knife to peel the skin off the kohlrabi.
  • Peel the apple (if you wish, you can leave the apple peel on) and slice both the apple and the kohlrabi thin and then cut into matchsticks.
  • In a medium bowl, combine the apple and kohlrabi matchsticks, the green onions, the garlic, the juice of the whole lime and the tahini.
  • Add the pistachios and the cilantro to the bowl.
  • Toss well and season with salt and pepper to taste.

Notes

Store this slaw in an air tight container in the fridge for up to 2 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1g | Calories: 120kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 38mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 7g

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