Fresh Rhubarb Recipes

Rhubarb's naturally tart flavor makes a perfect addition to sweet treats, but don't limit fresh rhubarb to dessert only. It makes a fantastic accompaniment to pork, breads, and even chicken salad. Rhubarb hits its peak season from April to June, so go ahead and try it in our favorite rhubarb pie, rhubarb cake, and strawberry-rhubarb dessert recipes—plus delicious savory dishes.

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    Mustard-Rubbed Pork Loin with Rhubarb Sauce

    This rhubarb recipe has dinner party written all over it. A succulent pork loin gets a simple rub of Dijon, rosemary, garlic, salt, and pepper, then is topped with an elegant sauce of orange-infused rhubarb. It's beautiful and delicious.

     

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    Pork Rhubarb Skillet

    Dig into a homey pork dinner flavored with apple, rhubarb, and sage in about 30 minutes with this quick skillet recipe. Serve with couscous, rice, or a dinner roll to complete the meal.

     

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    Chicken Salad with Rhubarb

    Creamy mayo, tart rhubarb, crisp celery, and crunchy almonds combine for the ultimate chicken salad sandwich! Pack it for an easy lunch or make it for a super-fast, light dinner recipe.

     

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    Strawberry Rhubarb Salsa

    This salsa is perfect for snackers with a sweet tooth. And at only six ingredients, you'll be dipping your chips in no time.

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    Pulled Pork with Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce and Kohlrabi Slaw

    Your sandwich has been missing something. Take pulled pork to the next level with a rhubarb barbecue sauce and veggie slaw.

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    Best-Ever Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

    Nothing quite captures the flavors of spring like strawberry-rhubarb pie. Make our simple filling, and roll your pie dough into a log and chill. Simply slice the dough into medallions that you can press to form a crust and pretty topper. 

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    Picture-Perfect Pies

    See our tricks for a decorative edge on your piecrust.

     

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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Bars

    Tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries get a double dose of zip from grated fresh ginger and an orange-ginger glaze atop our easy oatmeal dessert bars.

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    Very Berry Rhubarb Jam

    Enjoy the subtle tartness of rhubarb all year when you preserve it with blueberries to make this pretty freezer jam recipe.

     

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    Rhubarb-Maple Marinated Pork Chops

    Marinating pork chops in a rhubarb-and-maple-syrup blend gives them a subtly sweet flavor that's oh-so-good. The marinade also features a couple tablespoons of horseradish, so it has a bit of kick.

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    Berry-Rhubarb Smoothies

    Enjoy a sweet, fiber-filled snack with this berry and rhubarb smoothie. Two stalks of fresh rhubarb, two types of berries, sweet sorbet, and a bit of yogurt for creaminess combine for a lip-smacking sipper perfect for hot days.

     

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    Grain Pancakes with Strawberry-Rhubarb Sauce

    A sweet-tart sauce of strawberries and rhubarb perks up fluffy whole grain pancakes to give your morning a sunny start.

     

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    Linguine with Garlic, Pepper, and Rhubarb

    Loads of fresh rhubarb and parsley make this pasta dish a dinner standout. Classic olive oil and plenty of Parmesan keep things cozy and creamy when comfort food is in order.

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    Potluck Dessert Idea!

    Layer strawberries, rhubarb, and a cheesecake cream in cute Mason jars for a potluck-worthy dessert. See how!

     

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    Rhubarb-Chive Flatbread

    Full stalks of rhubarb give this bread recipe its striking look. Dip or drizzle with oil and/or honey when serving to balance the delicate tartness from the fresh rhubarb.

     

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    Oven-Roasted Pork with Rhubarb Barbecue Sauce

    Pork and fruit are a natural pairing, but have you had pork with fresh rhubarb and mango? After you make this pork recipe, you won't believe you didn't try it sooner.

     

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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Crisp

    Sometimes the classic recipes are the best, like this bubbly strawberry and rhubarb crisp with a cinnamon and oat topping. Warm on the inside and crunchy on top—it's everything you want in a rhubarb crisp.

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    Ruby Rhubarb Lemonade

    Raise a glass to spring with a rhubarb-infused lemonade. Go a step farther and make it a party with the addition of tequila to create a unique cocktail recipe.

     

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    Melty Rhubarb, Goat Cheese, and Peppers

    A sweet coriander-spiced fresh rhubarb and pepper topper bakes to tender perfection wrapped in parchment. Spoon it on a goat-cheese-smeared slice of crusty bread for a fabulous appetizer recipe.

     

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    Buttermilk Bread Pudding with Rhubarb-Pear Compote

    Pears and rhubarb get drenched in the warm flavors of cinnamon, brown sugar, and red wine to form a simply delicious compote. Serve over French-toasted brioche for a unique grilled dessert idea.

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    Ginger and Rhubarb Loaf

    Rhubarb stands out alongside golden raisins and a touch of coriander in this delicious brunch bread. This sweet and savory quick bread is best served with a drizzle of honey.

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    Rhubarb and Rose Petal Jam

    This canning recipe gets its beautiful color from vibrant rhubarb and a sophisticated flavor twist from the addition of rose petals. Four ounces may seem like a lot of petals, but it adds just a whisper of rose flavor.

     

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    Rhubarb Hand Tarts

    Apples and rhubarb are an unexpectedly scrumptious duo. A bit of magic happens when sweet apples mellow tart rhubarb. Our flaky pastry delicately encases this easy turnover recipe.

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    Strawberry-Rhubarb Freezer Jam

    Try the classic strawberry-rhubarb combo in a spreadable form with this lovely freezer jam recipe. With only five ingredients (plus water), this recipe makes it easy to enjoy rhubarb year-round.

     

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