This recipe for creamy kohlrabi and carrot slaw has a creamy dressing with a citrus burst. This is a great way to use kohlrabi from the garden and tastes very similar to regular coleslaw.
Serve with your favorite main dish. It will keep for 3 days when stored in the fridge and tastes even better the next day.
Serves 3 to 4 Sides
Continue reading for money saving tips and gluten and dairy free options. There is also a PDF version of this recipe at the end of the post which can be printed or saved to your device to save on paper.
*The Nutrition Facts label above should be used as a guide only. The amounts can change depending on the brands you use. To reduce the fat content always try to buy reduced fat products and lean meat when you can afford it. Look for reduced salt products and low sugar without artificial sugar replacements.
Are you sick of grating vegetables by hand? Try this quality Rotary Grater by Geedel which makes grating easier, safer and faster than traditional graters. It is great value on Amazon. (Paid link)
You might also like this recipe for Kohlrabi Wedges with Preserved Lemon.
Creamy Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw Q & A
Yes, but it is best to grate the kohlrabi before adding to salads. It isn’t necessary to squeeze out the excess moisture unless you find there is a lot of juice after grating.
The one you like the taste of the best. Whole egg mayonnaise gives a wonderful creamy flavor however it isn’t the best option if you are counting calories.
Fresh is always best however a good bottled lemon juice can be used in place of fresh. Just remember that if you don’t like the taste of the bottled lemon juice it won’t improve in the dressing.
This bottled 100% Lemon Juice from Lucy’s is highly rated and comes in a value 2 pack. (Paid link)
Gluten and Dairy Free Options
To make this recipe for creamy kohlrabi and carrot slaw gluten free; make sure the mayonnaise is free of gluten. To make it dairy free; use a dairy free mayonnaise such as a whole egg mayonnaise.
Money can be saved by buying kohlrabi in season which is usually during the warmer months however in some climates it is grown during the winter so it is best to keep an eye on your local prices.
The best way to save money is by growing your own. These unusual vegetables are high in nutrients and germinate easily from seed direct in their final position. Kohlrabi likes moist soil and a part shade position in the garden. They will also grow successfully in a greenhouse. Try this guide to Growing Kohlrabi.
Then get started with these highly rated value Kohlrabi Seeds. (Paid link)
Carrots are one of the cheapest vegetables you can buy however fresh carrots from the garden have a superior flavor to any you can buy. They are grown all year round in most climates and can be grown in raised beds if your soil is poor. See this guide to Growing Carrots in Dry Conditions for more information.
Lemons are becoming more expensive to buy as our climatic conditions become more unstable. Consider growing a dwarf lemon tree in a pot. It is a great way to save space and is the perfect solution for cold or dry climates. See this guide to Growing Lemon Trees in Pots or this guide to Freezing Lemon Juice which is a great way to preserve the juice from excess lemons for the months to come.
Get more juice out of each lemon with this premium quality Lemon and Lime Juicer from Zulay. It is highly rated and great value. (Paid link)
This guide to Creating Budget Friendly Meals covers everything from planning to making the most of in season vegetables and meat to using raw ingredients to create healthy and nutritious meals which cost less to make. A little forethought can save you a great deal of money over the course of the year.
Are you a homebody? Get more out of your home and garden with this free Homesteading guide.
To Print or Save this recipe for Creamy Kohlrabi and Carrot Slaw, click the button below for the printer friendly version.
Subscribe to our fortnightly mailing list to recieve our latest posts direct to your inbox & receive 50 ways to save money at home free.
We will never sell your address to third parties or send you spam.Follow Grow Create Save on: