Cooling cucumber & kohlrabi, chives & seasonal greens with balsamic ~ add & swap ingredients according to what’s in season & in your fridge!
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Balsamic Cucumber & Kohlrabi Salad with Chives
WASH all your salad greens – a salad spinner is an excellent bit of a kitchen kit!
THINLY slice cucumber on a diagonal. Peel & slice kohlrabi julienne | matchstick. Slice chives.
TOSS salad ingredients together, drizzle with balsamic glaze or balsamic vinegar & garnish with chive flower petals.
STORE salad un-dressing in the fridge in a glass container with a lid.
Serving Ideas & Dressings
with a splash of lemon juice or apple cider vinegar
Oil-free Mustard Garlic Vinaigrette
Oil-free Orange Vinaigrette
Chive & Thyme Herbal Dressing
Asian Style Dressing
Smokey Tahini Sauce
Orange Cider Vinaigrette
Lemony Dijon, Mustard Salad Dressing
Dill Tahini Sauce
Simple Lemon Vinaigrette
*SALAD GREENS = arugula, mizuna, lettuces, crispy baby lettuces, baby spinach, baby kale, pea shoots, micro-greens, beet greens, hakurei turnip greens, young beet greens, sorrel, celery leaves, baby chard, cress.
ADD HERBS – fresh chives, chervil, parsley, dill, garlic scapes, garlic chives, basil.
EDIBLE FLOWERS – violets, dandelion, clover, wood sorrel, redbud, ground ivy, forsythia, chives, thyme, savoy, chickweed, sorrel, all the culinary herbs, daylilies, garlic chives, garlic, leeks, onions, squash, nasturtiums, marigolds, calendula.
ADD any leafy salad greens, radishes, red cabbage, radicchio, hakurei salad turnips, kohlrabi, celery, fennel, endive, frisee, carrots, peppers, summer squash, zucchini, tomatoes, avocados, herbs, nuts and seeds