Kohlrabi

Kohlrabi, also known as cabbage turnip, is a member of the cabbage family native to Northern Europe. In 800 AD, Charlemagne ordered kohlrabi to be grown throughout the Roman Empire, and it has been cultivated quite successfully ever since.  The taste and texture of kohlrabi are similar to those of a broccoli stem or cabbage heart, but milder and sweeter. The young stem in particular can be as crisp and juicy as an apple, although much less sweet. Kohlrabi is extremely nutritious. It has zero cholesterol, a negligible amount of fat, and is high in fiber. The stems of kohlrabi are rich in..

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