Kohlrabi, Red Apple and Walnut Salad

Kohlrabi, Red Apple and Walnut Salad250 Author: Canadian Living Credits: Kohlrabi, Red Apple and Walnut Salad250

Kohlrabi is an attention grabber but is easily passed over in the produce section because of its alien appearance. Don't let this dissuade you. Simply trim off the stems and peel to reveal a crisp, delicate vegetable with a taste reminiscent of the tender inside of a broccoli stalk.

  • Portion size 6 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: November 2012

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup walnut pieces
  • 3 oz blue cheese crumbled
  • 1/3 cup fat-free plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh chives
  • 1 dash hot pepper sauce
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch pepper
  • 1 apple
  • 2 kohlrabi trimmed, peeled, halved and thinly sliced in half-moons
  • 6 cups baby arugula leaves

Method

On baking sheet, toast walnuts in 350?F (180?C) oven until light golden, 6 to 8 minutes. Let cool.

Remove 2 tbsp of the blue cheese and set aside. In bowl, combine yogurt, remaining blue cheese, 1 tbsp of the lemon juice and milk, mashing with fork until almost smooth. Stir in chives, hot pepper sauce, salt and pepper; set dressing aside.

Cut apple in half; core and thinly slice. In large bowl, toss apple with remaining lemon juice. Add kohlrabi and arugula; toss with dressing to coat. Garnish with walnuts and reserved blue cheese.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 218 mg
  • Sugars 4 g
  • Protein 7 g
  • Calories 150.0
  • Total fat 11 g
  • Potassium 283 mg
  • Cholesterol 12 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 9 g

%RDI

  • Iron 6.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 19.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 15.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 9.0
  • Vitamin C 38.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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