Serves 4 to 6
2 medium kohlrabi, about 2 lbs (1 kg), peeled and thinly sliced
2 unpeeled Granny Smith apples, cored and thinly sliced
½ tsp (2 ml) finely grated lemon zest
1 tbsp (15 ml) lemon juice
1 tbsp (15 ml) white balsamic or white wine vinegar
2 tbsp (30 ml) extra-virgin olive oil, divided
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
½ cup (125 ml) torn fresh mint leaves
½ cup (125 ml) toasted hazelnuts, chopped
¼ cup (50 ml) shaved pecorino or Parmesan
whole mint leaves, for garnish, optional


  1. In a large mixing bowl, toss together kohlrabi, apple, lemon zest, lemon juice, vinegar with half the olive oil. Season to taste. Add mint and gently toss just to combine.
  2. In a small bowl, toss hazelnuts and remaining olive oil. Season to taste. Divide kohlrabi salad among plates and top with hazelnuts and pecorino. Garnish with more mint leaves if desired.
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