Kolrābju Salāti (Kohlrabi Salad)

When grated and mixed with heavy cream and farmer's cheese, kohlrabi makes a creamy yet refreshing slaw. This recipe first appeared in our May 2011 issue, with the article Riga Revisited.

Kolrābju Salāti (Kohlrabi Salad)
When grated and mixed with heavy cream and farmer's cheese, kohlrabi makes a creamy yet refreshing slaw.
Yield: serves 6-8

Ingredients

  • 1 cup farmer's cheese or cottage cheese, drained overnight in a cheesecloth-lined strainer
  • 13 cup heavy cream
  • 14 cup peeled and grated Granny Smith apple
  • 1 tbsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 medium kohlrabies, peeled and grated
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 tbsp. sliced parsley leaves

Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, stir cheese, cream, apple, salt, kohlrabies, and pepper until evenly combined; let sit for 10 minutes, so flavors can marry. Garnish with parsley before serving.