Kohlrabi Soup



  • 1 1/4 lbs. kohlrabi, peeled, diced
  • 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 white onion, chopped
  • 4 oz. bacon, in one piece
  • 1 carrot, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 large potatoes, diced
  • Salt and pepper
  • Directions

    Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in a saucepan, add onion and bacon and cook over a low heat for about 3 minutes until translucent, stirring. Add kohlrabi, carrot, garlic, potatoes and about 8 cups of water; bring to boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 1 hour. Discard bacon and add salt and pepper to taste. Pour into soup tureen, drizzle with remaining oil and serve immediately. Serves 6.