Botanical Name: Brassica oleracea
Common Name: Purple Kohlrabi
Description: The lively purple stems infuse hints of green as it graduates to the leaf. Purple Kohlrabi has a mildly pleasing flavor that provides a nice contrast to the more spicy microgreens.
- Kohlrabi is called the German Turnip.
- Kohlrabi has been selectively bred to isolate certain selective traits.
- Kohlrabi dates back to the 1500’s.
The following table provides the nutritional values for 1 cup (135 grams) of raw kohlrabi provided by the USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 22 (2009):
|Vitamin C||83.7 mg|
|Vitamin E||.65 mg|
|Pantothenic Acid||.223 mg|