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17.3.12

CREAMY KOHLRABI STEW - TEJFÖLÖS KARALÁBÉFŐZELÉK


This is a delightful főzelék. Traditionally karalábéfőzelék is thickened with a roux. The béchamel sauce and the sour cream make this an extra special dish. Use fresh parsley only.

6 cups peeled and chopped kohlrabi [or 3-4 kohlrabi roots]
1 batch of béchamel sauce
1/4 cup 14% sour cream
salt to taste
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley

• Peel and chop the kohlrabi. Use only tender roots, discard woody ones or set them aside for making stock.
• Place the chopped kohlrabi in a pot and add water about halfway up.
• Cover and cook until tender. [Kohlrabi cooks very fast.]
• Drain off the stock and reserve it for use later.
• Cover the kohlrabi to keep warm.
• Make the béchamel sauce and replace part of the milk with the reserved kohlrabi stock.
• Add the sour cream to the finished sauce and stir to combine.
• Pour the béchamel sauce over the kohlrabi and add the chopped parsley.
• Stir and serve.

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