kohlrabi and potato bake with basil sauce

Kohlrabi And Potato Bake With Basil Sauce

Kohlrabi And Potato Bake With Basil Sauce is a very healthy and delicious way of incorporating this beautiful vegetable into your diet.
Course Main Course
Cuisine German, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword comfort food, gluten-free
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 542kcal
Author Eva Burg


  • 1 onion
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 vegetable stock cube gluten-free
  • 1.7 lb potatoes
  • 2.2 lb kohlrabi
  • salt
  • 1/3 cup soy cream
  • 1 tablespoon butter or vegetable spread to keep it vegan
  • 1/3 cup buckwheat flour
  • 1/2 bunch of fresh basil
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • one squeeze of lemon juice
  • 7 oz grated red cheddar cheese/ or vegan cheese


  • Finely chop the onions and blanch them with a bit of oil in a medium-sized saucepan for about 2 minutes.
  • Peel and chop the potatoes into bite-sized chunks and the kohlrabies into sticks.
  • Add water and vegetable stock cube to the saucepan and bring to boil.
  • Layer the potatoes and kohlrabi in 2-3 bamboo steam baskets on top. It is also possible to simply boil them instead, but steaming will preserve more nutrients.
  • Sprinkle a little salt over the potatoes and kohlrabi and steam them at high heat for about 20 min.
  • Meantime grease an oven prove dish and layer the steamed vegetable in it once finished.
  • Make sure to keep the vegetable stock you might need to add a little water to gain a total amount of liquid of approximately 1 2/3 cups.
  • Preheat the oven to 425 °F/220 °C.
  • Add the soy cream, butter or vegetable spread and flour to the vegetable stock and boil for 4 minutes.
  • Roughly chop the basil leaves, and add them to the sauce, mix carefully with an immersion blender.
  • Salt, pepper, nutmeg and lemon juice can be added to taste.
  • Pour the basil sauce over the steamed vegetable in your oven prove dish and cover with your choice of grated cheese.
  • Bake for 15 minutes.


Calories: 542kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Cholesterol: 59mg | Sodium: 596mg | Potassium: 1854mg | Fiber: 15g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 675IU | Vitamin C: 178.7mg | Calcium: 490mg | Iron: 8mg