Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

Delicious, tender, cheesy kohlrabi nests to boost your energy.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Have you noticed a pattern in my recipe posts this year?

Cheese. I’m thinking to re-brand to All that’s Cheese, but my cholesterol level begs to differ. Ava, my 4-yo granddaughter LOVES cheese! If I don’t have few (pre-sliced) varieties in my fridge when she comes over I’m in trouble. The other day she announced her favorite color was CHEESE. Atta girl! We got the biggest kick out of that one.


Chances are you looked up kohlrabi because you’ve never heard of them. Or maybe you remember my kohlrabi Parmesan bake recipe but still didn’t work up courage to make it. I don’t blame you but do urge you to try it.

The question is:

What does kohlrabi taste like? It has a mild, buttery taste (and texture) similar to cabbage or broccoli stems…or somewhere in between. Some even compare it to cauliflower and radishes. You’ll have to try it and determine for yourself. Sorry, no way around it.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Needles to say, this is nacho average cheese recipe, I hope you enjoy. 😉

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Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

Ingredients:
Serves 2

 
2 large kohlrabi bulbs
¼ cup ricotta cheese
½ cup shredded Mozzarella, divided
1 green onion, white and green parts, sliced
2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
¼ teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 tablespoon grated Parmesan
1 tablespoon olive oil

 

Directions:

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, remove the leaves and peel the kohlrabi. Cut off the hard part of the stem. Cut the kohlrabies in half*. Cook in boiling water for about 30 minutes or until cooked through, but still firm to the bite. Do not overcook them. Remove the kohlrabi halves from the water and let cool.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

In the meantime, mix all ingredients, except 2 tablespoons of Mozzarella, in a small bowl. Scoop the flesh from the kohlrabi halves until they resemble nests. Finely chop the flesh and add to the cheese mixture.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

Fill hollowed out kohlrabi halves with cheese stuffing. Sprinkle the stuffed kohlrabies with remaining Mozzarella.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

Bake the kohlrabies in a greased baking dish on 350 degrees Fahrenheit until the stuffing is golden brown and heated through, about 20-30 minutes.

Sprinkle with Parmesan and fresh dill, if desired.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

  • If your kohlrabi bulbs are small cut off the tops instead of halving them, otherwise the “nests” might be too shallow.

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi - All that's Jas

 

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Cheese Stuffed Kohlrabi

Delicious, tender, cheesy kohlrabi nests to boost your energy.

Ingredients

  • 2 large kohlrabi bulbs
  • ¼ cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Mozzarella, divided
  • 1 green onion, white and green parts, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Meanwhile, remove the leaves and peel the kohlrabi. Cut off the hard part of the stem. Cut the kohlrabies in half*. Cook in boiling water for about 30 minutes or until cooked through, but still firm to the bite. Do not overcook them. Remove the kohlrabi halves from the water and let cool.

In the meantime, mix all ingredients, except 2 tablespoons of Mozzarella, in a small bowl. Scoop the flesh from the kohlrabi halves until they resemble nests. Finely chop the flesh and add to the cheese mixture. Fill hollowed out kohlrabi halves with cheese stuffing. Sprinkle the stuffed kohlrabies with remaining Mozzarella.

Bake the kohlrabies in a greased baking dish on 350 degrees Fahrenheit until the stuffing is golden brown and heated through, about 20-30 minutes.

Sprinkle with Parmesan and fresh dill, if desired.

* If your kohlrabi bulbs are small, cut off the tops instead of halving them, otherwise the "nests" might be too shallow.

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  3. Reply
    Keri
    January 27, 2017 at 12:03 am

    Jas, your granddaughter sounds like a sweet, fun kiddo. The cheese stuffed kohlrabi looks delicious and sounds interesting. Thanks for sharing the recipe!
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      Jas
      January 27, 2017 at 8:51 pm

      Thank you, Keri, she’s quite a character! Wishing you a wonderful weekend!

  4. Reply
    Liz W.
    January 25, 2017 at 7:11 pm

    I love cheese!! I’ve never tried kohlrabi though…I will have to find it and try it out 🙂 Thanks for sharing this at Funtastic Friday!

    1. Reply
      Jas
      January 26, 2017 at 8:47 am

      Thank you, Liz, I hope you’ll give kohlrabi a chance, lol.

  5. Reply
    Miz Helen
    January 23, 2017 at 4:24 pm

    What a great recipe, I can’t wait to try this recipe. Hope you are having a great day and thanks so much for sharing your awesome post with us at Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen
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    Helen at the Lazy Gastronome
    January 23, 2017 at 10:16 am

    I don’t think I’ve ever had kohlrabi – looks good! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up!

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      Jas
      January 23, 2017 at 10:39 am

      Helen, you should definitely try this power vegetable in any shape or form you like 🙂

  7. Reply
    Rachel
    January 22, 2017 at 10:11 am

    Hi Jas! I’m loving this new recipe idea for the low-carbers out there! I’ve never had kohlrabi, but I do love cauliflower and broccoli, so I’m sure I’ll love this dish. Thanks!

    1. Reply
      Jas
      January 22, 2017 at 11:26 pm

      Hi, Rachel! Thank you, I’m sure you’d like it 😀

  8. Reply
    Kileen
    January 20, 2017 at 12:53 pm

    I love kohlrabi but I’ve never had it cooked. I love it shredded with a light vinaigrette over it. I will have to try it! Thanks for sharing!
    Kileen

    1. Reply
      Jas
      January 20, 2017 at 10:52 pm

      I only had it cooked, ha! Will have to try it raw in a salad. Thanks for the idea! Have a great weekend!

  9. Reply
    Ann
    January 18, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    Gosh! Those is exquisite although I don’t know what is kohlrabi. Does look good though!

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      Jas
      January 18, 2017 at 8:52 pm

      I’m positive you can find them in the stores, Ann. Germans love them and Dutch cuisine is not far off. Look for koolraap 😉

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        Ann
        February 1, 2017 at 3:34 pm

        Still haven’t found it! Or maybe I just don’t know it. My husband explained that “it’s a ball but bigger!”So much for his help. LOL

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          Jas
          February 1, 2017 at 10:19 pm

          Hahaha, men are of no help, are they? Perhaps you will find them when they’re in season – summer through fall.

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