Kohlrabi Soup Recipe

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Here I show you my kohlrabi soup recipe.

Kohlrabi is a wonderful vegetable and is usually available all year round.

The kohlrabi season for domestic produce is from April to June (greenhouse kohlrabi) and from May to November (outdoor kohlrabi).

Kohlrabi has a sweet and nutty aroma and tastes less like cabbage.

Shopping tip:

Buy kohlrabi with fresh leaves, you can also put them in a salad or use them to prepare and decorate the soup.

There is already a separate recipe for kohlrabi chips.

I wish you good luck!

1. Recipe Kohlrabi Soup

Below is my soup recipe.

I wish you the best of luck and look forward to questions via the comment function.

Kohlrabi Soup

Cooked, photographed and written down by chef Thomas Sixt.

Servings 2
Calories 588
Total Time 35 Min.
Preparation Time 20 Min.
Cook Time 0 Min.

Simple guide to prepare cream soup with kohlrabi.

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Kohlrabi soup recipe image © Thomas Sixt
Kohlrabi soup served in the kohlrabi. Recipe picture for kohlrabi soup.


decoration and additions

25 g butter (I use cold butter to mix up the kohlrabi soup)
2 Stück shallots (dice finely!)
2-3 Stück kohlrabi
1 Stück potato
70 ml dry white wine
200 ml Vegetable broth
150 ml Cream (or soy cream or coconut milk)
2 pinches nutmeg
4 pinches primal salt
2 pinches Cayenne pepper
1-2 tsp white truffle oil (white truffle oil)
1 bunch chervil (Chervil harmonizes with truffle oil)


Kohlrabi hollowed out for soup
Hollowed kohlrabi for the soup.

Prepare kohlrabi

Cut the kohlrabi just below the green to create a lid.

Scoop out the bulbs with a melon baller, leaving a thick edge.

I usually hollow out two kohlrabi and use a third peeled kohlrabi for the soup.

Sweat onion cubes
Sauté the diced onions

Make soup

Sauté the kohlrabi pieces that have been cut out, the chopped potatoes and the diced shallots in the butter for 10-15 minutes until colourless.

Approach for kohlrabi soup
Kohlrabi soup approach with broth, cream and wine.

Cook soup

Deglaze with the white wine and add the vegetable broth.

Bring the soup to the boil, then slowly pour the cream into the boiling soup.

Note: The cream cannot flocculate when made this way!

Season the soup with salt, pepper and nutmeg and let it simmer gently for another 5 minutes.

Mix up the kohlrabi soup
Mix up the kohlrabi soup

Mix up

Mix up the kohlrabi soup with a hand blender, either strain it or leave it with the fiber.

Optionally refine the soup with truffle oil.

Finally mix with the cold butter until fluffy.

The kohlrabi soup is ready to serve.

Fry the bread cubes in butter until crispy.
Bread cubes for croutons in a pan with foamed butter.

Bread cubes

Optionally, you can serve the soup with toasted bread cubes.

Kohlrabi soup recipe image
Kohlrabi soup served in the kohlrabi. Recipe picture for kohlrabi soup.


Arrange the soup on plates or in the hollowed-out kohlrabi and serve.


2. Calories and Nutritional Values

3. Shopping List for Kohlrabi Soup

For the kohlrabi soup you need:

As always, you can find the exact details of the ingredients further down in the recipe.

Kohlrabi hollowed out for soup
Hollowed kohlrabi for the soup.

4. Kohlrabi Soup Basic Recipe and Decoration Ideas

The basic recipe for kohlrabi soup is very simple:

  1. Peel kohlrabi, cut into small pieces and sweat with diced onion in butter for 10 -15 minutes until colorless.
  2. Add white wine and broth, bring to a boil, reduce the cream, season to taste, serve.

Decoration ideas and variants:

Use a melon baller and carefully scoop out the kohlrabi.

Carrot green pesto
Carrot Green Pesto Recipe Image © Thomas Sixt

5. More ideas


Kohlrabi chips

Comments, Cooking Questions and Answers

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  • When is kohlrabi actually in season? Or is kohlrabi actually in season?


    • Hello Niko, your question about the kohlrabi season: The domestic kohlrabi is usually available in June, July and August. Imported vegetables also out of season. Kind regards and good luck! Thomas


  • Dear Thomas, you made me curious about the white truffle oil 🙂 Could you please recommend a good one? kind regards Kirsten


    • Hello Kirsten, You can find good white truffle oil in the Italian delicatessen department. Amazon search term "white truffle oil Urbani" 5.5 cl cost about 22 euros – April 2022 Greetings and good luck! Greetings Thomas