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Low Carb Creamed Kohlrabi 11 total 6 net Carbs per serving.

Updated: Apr 15, 2020

Sometimes called a German Turnip , this funny looking vegetable has a mild flavor and potato like texture make it a nice substitute for potatoes as a side dish . Serving them braised in cream is a traditional German side dish and is very simple to make . Enjoy !

Low Carb Creamed Kohlrabi.


3 or 4 Kohlrabi bulbs, peeled and cut into bite size pieces. (The greens are good to eat as well)

Low salt chicken or vegetable stock.

Salt and fresh cracked pepper.


Lemon juice.

½ Cup heavy cream.

¼ Teaspoon Cayenne pepper.

¼ Cup sour cream or Crème fresh plus more as a garnish.

See recipe for crème fresh here.

2- Tablespoons minced Parsley.



Place kohlrabi in a lidded pot spreading out evenly across the bottom of pan.

Season with a little salt and pepper.

Add a pinch of nutmeg and enough stock to barely come to the top of the Kohlrabi pieces.

Place over medium heat and bring to a vigorous simmer, cover and cook stirring every 4 to 5 minutes till kohlrabi is tender when pierced with a sharp knife.

Once tender using a slotted spoon remove the kohlrabi and reserve.

Add in heavy cream squeeze in a couple teaspoons of lemon juice and cayenne pepper.

Simmer to reduce till a nice sauce develops.

Reduce heat to low add back the kohlrabi, sour cream and parsley. Stir to combine.

Correct seasoning, add additional lemon juice if needed and serve, garnished with a dash of paprika and a dollop of sour cream or crème fresh.

See how to video:

Served here with my Low Carb Beef Rouladen and Braised Red Cabbage and Fennel .


Red Cabbage

Also the Greens are delicious as well

Nutrition FactsServings5.0Amount Per Servingcalories113 % Daily Value *Total Fat 7g11%Saturated Fat 4g21%Monounsaturated Fat 0gPolyunsaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gCholesterol0mg0%Sodium51mg2%Potassium518mg15%Total Carbohydrate11g4%Dietary Fiber5g21%Sugars5gProtein6g13%Vitamin A 3%Vitamin C 143%Calcium 4%Iron 3% * The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.

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