Kohlrabi and Watercress Salad with Yogurt Dressing

  • Serves

    serves 4-6


A twist on the classic Waldorf salad, this recipe tosses sweet apples with crisp watercress and nutty kohlrabi in a sumac-infused yogurt dressing. Look for young, tender kohlrabi for the best flavor.


  • 4 cups lightly packed watercress, washed and trimmed
  • 2 medium (or 1 large) kohlrabi, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 1 fuji or gala apple, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 cup yogurt
  • 2 tbsp. finely chopped mint
  • 12 tsp. ground sumac, plus more for garnish
  • 1 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


Step 1

Combine watercress, kohlrabi, and apples in a bowl. Whisk yogurt, mint, sumac, garlic, lemon zest and juice, salt and pepper in a bowl; pour over salad and toss to combine. Garnish with a sprinkle of sumac.

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