Low Carb Creamed Kohlrabi 11 total 6 net Carbs per serving.
Updated: Apr 15
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.
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.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzvqjFZZ17g
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 .
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.