Kohlrabi slaw

Serves: 4
Course: Side Dish
Cooking Time: 0 hr 1 mins


  • 3 medium kohlrabi
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • Half tsp mustard
  • A few fennel fronds, or fresh dill
  • Small bunch of mint
  • Salt and pepper

1 Cut the top and bottom off the kohlrabi and, using a sharp knife, peel the tough outer layer.
2 Grate the kohlrabi on the coarse side of a grater or cut into thin matchsticks.
3 Mix the olive oil, lemon juice, mustard, salt and pepper together and add to the kohlrabi.
4 Mix in the mint leaves and serve in a wide bowl with more mint leaves and fennel fronds or dill for decoration.

Jess Murphy

Jess Murphy

Jess Murphy, a contributor to The Irish Times, is a Kiwi chef living on the west coast of Ireland