A tuber that develops
in the stem just above ground level, Kohlrabi from Melissa’s is a cruciferous
vegetable, along with cabbage, kale, cauliflower and broccoli. About the size
of an orange, Kohlrabi is pale green or purple-tinged (purple kohlrabi), and
rounded. Firm stems with large leaves branch out evenly at all angles. The
leaves, which taste like kale, collards or cabbage, can be steamed, boiled or
added to soups.
Even though both the
leaves and stems are edible, Kohlrabi is sometimes sold without the tops.
Melissa’s Kohlrabi bulbs are more flavorful and tender when small and have a
hint of radish and cucumber flavors. Purple Kohlrabi tends to have a slightly
Melissa’s is hand-selected for excellent quality. Choose smooth, unblemished
tubers. The smaller bulbs are more flavorful. If the leaves are still attached,
they should be firm and fresh. Cut the leaves from the tubers and refrigerate
separately in plastic bags. The Kohlrabi will keep up to a week or more and the
leaves for several days.
Rinse and pat dry. Cut off
top and remove any stem at base. Peel, removing any visible fibers under the
peel. Melissa’s Kohlrabi can be enjoyed raw or grated, cubed or thinly sliced,
then boiled or steamed.
This item is perishable and must ship at least 2nd Day.
orders that do not have the appropriate shipping method selected will
not be shipped out. For assistance, please call us at 800-588-0151.