Rhubarb Recipes

From old-fashioned pie to cobbler, crumbles, and jam, tangy rhubarb desserts are the essence of spring.

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See the Recipe Scott S. Warren
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See the Recipe Langdon Clay
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See the Recipe Laurie Smith

Rhubarb Strawberry Pie

Home baker Louise Piper won a 1997 blue ribbon at the Iowa State Fair with this pie. The recipe appeared in Leah Eskin’s “State Fair” (July/August 1998).

Port-Poached Rhubarb With Vanilla Ice Cream

This is an adaptation of a dish former SAVEUR editor-in-chief Colman Andrews enjoyed at Chapter One in Dublin, Ireland, during his 2006 odyssey to discover true Irish food. Get the recipe for Port-Poached Rhubarb With Vanilla Ice Cream »
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See the Recipe Christopher Hirsheimer
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See the Recipe Christopher Hirsheimer
When harvesting garden rhubarb, choose tender, young shoots, discard the rhubarb leaves—which are toxic—and peel any large, tough stems as you would with celery. Commercially grown rhubarb doesn’t need peeling; buy only firm, crisp stalks, and store them in the refrigerator. See the recipe for Shaker Rhubarb Pie »

Stewed Rhubarb

Take your rhubarb out of the pie for once, and stew it with ricotta. Trust us.

Rhubarb-Strawberry Jam

Rhubarb, a reddish pink vegetable that grows in celery-like stalks and is harvested through the late summer, has a pleasing tartness, so it pairs well with sweet strawberries in a jam.

Sweet Brown Rice Pudding with Rhubarb-Ginger Compote

This vegan rice pudding uses coconut milk in lieu of eggs and cream creates to create richness. Get the recipe for Sweet Brown Rice Pudding with Rhubarb-Ginger Compote »

Yogurt Parfait with Vanilla-Rhubarb Compote

Vanilla-infused rhubarb, salty nutty granola, and cool tart yogurt make for a refreshing and satisfying breakfast.

Strawberry Rhubarb Smash

Sweet rhubarb syrup, strawberry and fresh mint combine with bourbon for a delicious spring-appropriate cocktail. Get the recipe for Strawberry Rhubarb Smash »
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See the Recipe Todd Coleman

Rhubarb and Berry Compote

The sweetness of berries plays off tart rhubarb in this lightly-spiced compote, which is great over Greek yogurt.

Rhubarb Pie

A specialty in Iowa, this sweet-tart pie is best topped with a dollop of ice cream. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Pie »

Rhubarb Muffins with Almond Streusel

These muffins are hearty, nutty, and zesty—the perfect combination. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Muffins with Almond Streusel »

Rhubarb Granita

Strawberries give color and sweetness to a simple and refreshing rhubarb granita. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Granita »

Rhubarb Mousse

This sweet-tart creamy dessert can be eaten chilled or frozen in ramekins. Get the recipe for Rhubarb Mousse »

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

Rhubarb Tarte Tatin

Spiced Braised Rhubarb

Spiced Braised Rhubarb