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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.

Ingredients:


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.

Nutmeg.

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.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YzvqjFZZ17g




2- Tablespoons minced Parsley.

Paprika.

Preparation:

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 .


Rouladen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBHoFByDQT4&t=58s


Red Cabbage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSbQ7k0cydY&t=21s


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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