Kohlrabi Hash Browns

Kohlrabi Hash Browns

From Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables.  By Farmer John Peterson and Angelic Organics via our customer Karen and her work at the FARMS Community Kitchen. Thanks Karen!        

Serves 4 to 5


  • 4 medium kohlrabi bulbs (about 1 pound total)
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 small onion, chopped (about 1/3 cup)
  • 2 tbsp. dried bread crumbs
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ½ tsp. ground ginger
  • ¼ tsp. dried red pepper flakes
  • black pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil


  1. Peel and grate kohlrabi.  Wrap in dish towel and squeeze away excess water.
  2. Combine eggs, onion, bread crumbs, salt, ginger, red pepper and black pepper in a large mixing bowl.  Blend together.
  3. Add kohlrabi and mix together.
  4. If desired, roll into 1 inch balls.   
  5. Heat oil in large, heavy skillet.  Add kohlrabi mixture or balls to skillet.  Flatten the balls with spatula or continuously mix the mixture.  
  6. When golden brown, flip the flattened balls.  (5 to 7 minutes per side)