Cooking with Kids: Roasted Kohlrabi Crostini

Ingredients (serves 4):

1 large kohlrabi trimmed and peeled
1 pear, peeled, deseeded and cubed
1 clove of garlic
160ml water
1 tsp honey
1 ball of burrata 
100g rocket
1 packet honey roasted peanuts
4 thin slices of ciabatta bread
Sprig of fresh thyme

 

 Method

  1. Slice the kohlrabi in to 4 disks, drizzle with olive oil and honey, salt and pepper and roast on baking paper at 165°C for 25 minutes.
  2. Toast or grill the bread then rub with the clove of garlic.
  3. Whilst the kohlrabi is roasting, put the pear, thyme and water in to a small pot and bring to the boil, then blend in a juicer to make a puree.
  4. Now to assemble. Spoon the pear puree over the toasted bread and place the roasted kohlrabi on top followed by simply tearing the burrata over the crostini.
  5. Garnish with some crisp peppery rocket and sprinkle with the crushed peanuts, drizzle with good olive oil. 

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