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5 Rhubarb Recipes to Try Before It Goes Out of Season

How to best enjoy the tart vegetable, from a sweet, summer-ready crisp to a savory stew.

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Roasted Rhubarb and Strawberries


You won’t be able to get enough of this classic combination of strawberries and rhubarb, wrapped up in a sweet-savory syrup, which consists of maple syrup, sweet vermouth, balsamic vinegar, and a touch of sea salt.

Rhubarb-Almond Cake

Alison Roman
Bon Appétit

It might feel like you’re beating the batter for a long time, but that’s what gives this cake an airy lift. Stay with it.

Khoresh Rivas (Savory Rhubarb and Bean Stew)

Naz Deravian
The New York Times

In Iranian cuisine, rhubarb is often used in savory dishes rather than in sweet ones. The hearty pinkish-red stalks, which cook down quickly and tenderize, provide just the right amount of tang to herb-based stews like khoresh rivas.