Simply put, rhubarb looks like red celery. It is classified as a vegetable, but many consider it a fruit as it's mainly used in desserts. It has an extremely tart flavor and only has 25 calories per cup of diced pieces. Rhubarb is a great source of fiber and made with loads of vitamins A and C. Desserts made with rhubarb are enjoyed for their sweet/tart flavor.
Recipes Made with Rhubarb
Rhubarb Cream Pie
Thanks to I. Mullen for this recipe for Rhubarb Cream Pie. The cream part comes from using sour cream in the recipe.
This recipe for Rhubarb Crisp uses butter, brown sugar and almond flour as part of the crisp topping.
Rhubarb Crockpot Betty
In two short hours, this recipe for Rhubarb Crockpot Betty is baked to a lovely thickened rhubarb filling under a buttery-bread crumb crust.
Rhubarb Upside-Down Cake
Making an upside-down cake using rhubarb is a nice change from the typical pineapple version. Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
The most popular recipe that uses rhubarb is the Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie. The strawberries are what's needed to sweeten-up the tartness of the rhubarb.