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Sesame Soba

1 Tbs Tahini
1 Tbs Tamari
2 Tbs Rice Vinegar
1 Tbs Honey
1 Tbs Sesame Seeds

2 Daikon Radishes [sliced into matchsticks]
2 Carrots [sliced into matchsticks]
1 Kohlrabi [sliced into matchsticks]
Swiss Chard or Kale [to garnish]

8 oz. Soba Noodles

Cook soba noodles in boiling water till just tender then rinse under cool water. Mix tahini, tamari, sesame oil, rice vinegar, honey + sesame seeds in a small bowl then toss veggies, noodles + sauce together in a larger bowl.

Serves 3-4. For a main course, top with a poached egg or some spicy or simple baked tofu.

Kohlrabi Cabbage Salad

1 Kohlrabi [peeled + grated]
2 Carrots [medium size, grated]
3/4 cup Purple Cabbage [sliced very thinly]

1 tsp Dijon Mustard
2 Tbs Extra Virgin Olive Oil
2 Tbs Meyer Lemon Juice [or lemon juice with a pinch of sugar]
dash Dried Marjoram
dash White Pepper
Sea Salt [to taste]

Mix kohlrabi, carrot + cabbage together in a bowl. Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a small bowl. Pour dressing over veggies + mix well. Serve cool.

Kohlrabi Cabbage Slaw

1 Kohlrabi [medium, cut into match sticks]
1/2 Purple Cabbage Head [sliced into very thin strips]
1 Carrot [grated]
1/2 Red Bell Pepper [sliced into very thin strips]

3 Tbs Soy Sauce
3 Tbs Brown Sugar
3 Tbs Sesame Oil [1/2 toasted]
3 Tbs Rice Vinegar [seasoned]

Wisk all dressing ingredients until well mixed. Mix veggies in a large bowl then toss with dressing. Allow slaw to marinate overnight, stirring every few hours.

6 side dish servings.

Seared Sesame Seed Albacore

1  Albacore Tuna Loin [approx. .75 – 1 lb.]
2 Tbs. Black Sesame Seeds [or a mixture of black + white]
Fine Grain Sea Salt + Finely Ground Black Pepper [the finer, the better]
1 kohlrabi [medium, peeled and sliced into 1/8″ slices]

Wasabi Sauce:
1 Tbs. Water
1 Tbs. Wasabi Powder
1 Tbs. Sesame Oil [dark, toasted]
1 Tbs. Soy Sauce

Preheat a large saute pan over medium high heat. Spread sesame seeds on a plate in a single layer.
Rinse tuna + pat dry. Season all sides lightly with salt + pepper. Press into sesame seeds to evenly and fully coat all sides of fish. Place tuna in hot pan, allow each side to quickly sear (1 – 2 minutes per side).
Remove from pan, slice into 1/2″ pieces and serve next to sliced kohlrabi, drizzled with a bit of wasabi sauce.

Serves 2.

Beet Green Salad

1 bunch Beet Greens [stems larger than 1/4” trimmed]
1 small Kohlrabi [halved, then sliced in 1/8” thick slices]
1 small Apple [pink skin, 1/8” thick slices]
1/4 c. Raw Almonds [walnuts are a great substitute]
2 Tbs. Red Onion [sliced paper thin]

Raspberry Dressing made one of these ways:
–       Raspberry Balsamic Vinegar + Extra Virgin Olive oil +Shallots + Salt + Fresh Ground Black Pepper + Honey  [Tangy]
–       Lemon Juice + Extra Virgin Olive Oil + a bit of raspberry jam + Salt + Freshly Ground Black Pepper  [Sweet]
–       Poured from your favorite prepared bottle [Easy]

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