Rhubarb season is here, which means it’s the perfect time to flip through your Rhubarb recipes for delightful flavours this spring! This tart, crisp vegetable is perfect for baking and cooking. Did you know that Rhubarb is high in antioxidants and vitamins, which means it’s also perfectly healthy.
Find out more about Rhubarb and make sure to check out the four delicious recipes that use rhubarb as the star of the show. When it comes time to storing, canning or preserving your rhubarb, we have a wide range of products perfectly suited!
Cooking with Rhubarb
Now that you know more about rhubarb, let’s talk about how to use it in the kitchen! Rhubarb can be cooked in many different ways—it can be boiled, steamed, roasted, or even frozen if you want something cold during the warmer summer months. Try adding it to your favourite pie recipe or make a tart with fresh berries and rhubarb for an unexpected twist on an old classic. You can also make stewed rhubarb as a side dish or mix it into oatmeal for breakfast. The possibilities are endless!
Right Good Rhubarb Recipes
Rhubarb is technically categorised as a veggie, but due to its sweet taste, it’s usually used as an ingredient in desserts like pies or tarts. Rhubarb can also make a great addition to savoury dishes such as soups and sauces. So, let’s take a look at some of our favourite rhubarb recipes, here at JBC Online.
Rhubarb Streusel Muffins
These are not your typical muffins! The addition of tart rhubarb gives these Rhubarb Streusel Muffins an extra zing that you won't find anywhere else. The streusel topping adds a nice crunchy texture to the muffin while keeping it moist on the inside. A great grab-and-go breakfast option for busy mornings!
A classic dessert for any occasion! This Rhubarb pie combines sweet strawberries with tart rhubarb for a unique flavour combination that your guests will love. With its flaky crust and lightly spiced filling, this pie is sure to be a hit at your next family event.
This Rhubarb Crisp is a crowd favourite! It has all the classic flavours of apple crisp with an added kick from the rhubarb. The topping is crunchy and sweet while the filling has just the right amount of sweetness balanced by the tartness of the rhubarb. Serve it warm with a scoop of ice cream on top for an extra special treat!
Another great grab-and-go breakfast item, these rhubarb scones are bursting with flavour thanks to their combination of tangy rhubarb and sweet cinnamon sugar glaze. They're sure to be a hit at any brunch event or as part of an afternoon tea spread.
The Benefits of Cooking with Rhubarb
Rhubarb has many health benefits and adds vibrant colour and flavour to any dish. It’s high in antioxidants, which can help protect your cells from damage caused by free radicals. Additionally, rhubarb is an excellent source of vitamin K and calcium which are both essential for bone health.
These four recipes are sure to be a big hit at home or served to friends, customers or guests at any event or gathering this spring. From classic pies to zesty scones and cakes, there's something here for everyone to enjoy so get cooking today!