Rhubarb is a versatile veggie that not everyone knows how to use. But once you do, you'll want to put it in everything! Here are a few sweet and savory recipe ideas from our chefs and helpful health notes to get you started.
Pork Tenderloin with Roasted & Pickled Rhubarb: For a savory way to enjoy rhubarb, balance decadent pork tenderloin with sweet potatoes and the sour green apple flavor of rhubarb two ways.
Rice Salad with Rhubarb & Mango: Tangy rhubarb, sweet mango and toasted cashews add just the right balance of flavors and textures to this bright rice side.
Rhubarb & Apple Crisp: These delicious rhubarb desserts are even better served with a scoop of ice cream on top!
If that's not enough to convince you to try it, check out these Health Notes by Dr. Liz Applegate, PhD:
Not just for pies, rhubarb is a versatile veggie that contains good doses of vitamin C and fiber along with bone-boosting vitamin K in only 11 calories per stalk. Try dicing stalks raw for an added crunch to salads, cooking sliced rhubarb with braised meats for an extra flavor dimension or sautéing this tart veggie with a pinch of sugar tossing with a savory grain salad.