12 favorite rhubarb recipes
Make the ultimate seasonal dessert and more with these tart and tasty dishes
Recipe: Rhubarb Cardamom Galette
Recipe: Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
Sauté a little sliced shallot in olive oil with about 2 cups coarsely chopped rhubarb. Add a heaping spoonful of good-quality orange marma- lade and a few tbsp. water; cook, stirring, until marmalade blends in, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with a pinch of salt and some chopped fresh rosemary.
Recipe: Rhubarb-Lemon Cream Pie
Recipe: Rhubarb-Glazed Shrimp
Recipe: Rhubarb Granita
The filling in these pies is on the tart side, so they’re especially good with vanilla ice cream. Semolina flour in the dough is optional but adds complexity and crunch.
Recipe: Mini Rhubarb Ginger Crostatas
These salty-sweet sandwiches are nicely sized for sharing, but you may wind up splurging and eating a whole one. A pie pan topped with cans of food makes a great improvised panini press.
This dessert gets its exotic touch from star anise, a licorice-y seasoning that’s used in Vietnamese cooking. Find it in your supermarket’s spice aisle.