Apple Coleslaw

recipe
This apple coleslaw will bring an added crunch to any meal. Tailgate Tip: You can prepare slaw up to a day ahead, omitting apples. Chop the apples. Combine 2 cups water and 3 Tbsp. lemon juice, and pour over apples. Cover and chill apples and slaw in two separate containers overnight. Drain apples, and stir apples into slaw just before serving.

Yield:

Makes 8 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 15 Minutes
Total: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
2 tablespoons honey
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/4 cup canola oil
2 (10-oz.) packages shredded coleslaw mix
4 green onions, sliced
2 celery ribs, sliced
2 small Honeycrisp, Gala, or Pink Lady apples, chopped

Preparation

Whisk together first 5 ingredients. Gradually add oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until blended. Stir together coleslaw mix and next 3 ingredients in a large bowl; add vinegar mixture, tossing to coat.

Pear Coleslaw: Prepare recipe as directed, substituting Bosc pears for apples.

Cranberry-Almond Coleslaw: Omit apples. Prepare recipe as directed, stirring in 1 cup chopped, smoked almonds and 3/4 cup sweetened dried cranberries.

Note:

September 2011
Also featured in: Celebrations Special, All You, None 2013;
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