Delicious Rhubarb Recipes That Are Kid Approved!

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Earlier this week, we told you about the health benefits of rhubarb and today we have 2 great recipes that the entire family will love!!  Do you have a rhubarb recipe that your family likes?!?  We would love for you to share it with us!!

Rhubarb Crisp

1 cup thinly sliced rhubarb
1/2 cup chopped peeled apple
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon instant tapioca
1/4 teaspoon plus 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons old-fashioned rolled oats
1 1/2 tablespoons packed dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon finely chopped pecans
1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
1/8 teaspoon salt

PREPARATION

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Toss rhubarb, apple, granulated sugar, tapioca and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon in a medium bowl. Place in casserole dish or divide into ramekins.
  3. Mix flour, oats, brown sugar, pecans, butter, syrup, salt and the remaining 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon in a small bowl until crumbly. Sprinkle over the rhubarb mixture.
  4. Bake until bubbling and lightly browned, about 30 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes before serving.

Source: Eating Well

Orange-Rhubarb Popsicles

6-8 rhubarb stalks
1-2 oranges
½ cup water
½ – ¾ cup honey, agave nectar or unsweetened applesauce

PREPARATION:

  1. Cut rhubarb into 1-inch pieces. Peel and chop oranges, leaving a little pith.
  2. Heat honey, agave, or applesauce and water in 2 quart sauce pan, stirring consistently until well incorporated.
  3. Add rhubarb and oranges. Simmer uncovered until rhubarb is tender and slightly transparent, about 10 minutes.
  4. Pour mixture into blender and blend until smooth.
  5. Pour mixture into popsicle containers or paper cups. Freeze.

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