Using and preserving kohlrabi
Another name for Kohlrabi is “turnip cabbage”. The flavor is similar to a turnip. Kohlrabi can be cut into strips and eaten raw, tossed into salads, stir-fried, or steamed and served with a cheese sauce. It’s also used in soups, added to coleslaw or potato dishes.
For short term use, remove the leaves and store in a perforated plastic bag in the refrigerator crisper for approximately a week.
To freeze kohlrabi, blanch slices or 1/2–inch cubes for 1 minute, cool, drain and freeze. After blanching, spread on trays for quick-freezing and package in freezer bags or containers to add to soups or hot dishes.
Canning not recommended
Canning kohlrabi is not recommended because it develops a strong flavor and usually discolors when canned.