Broccoli Slaw with Candied Pecans

Broccoli Slaw with Candied PecansRecipe
Photo: Jennifer Davick; Food Styling: Amy Wilson
Everyone is sure to love this broccoli slaw with sweet candied pecans at your next cook out.


Makes 6 servings
Total time: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Hands-on: 25 Minutes
Total: 1 Hour, 25 Minutes


1 pound fresh broccoli
1 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup thinly sliced green onions
1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper
1/2 small head napa cabbage (about 1 lb.), thinly sliced*
1/2 cup golden raisins
1 (3.5-oz.) package roasted glazed pecan pieces


1. Cut broccoli florets from stems; separate florets into small pieces using a paring knife. Peel away tough outer layer of stems; finely chop stems.

2. Whisk together mayonnaise and next 6 ingredients in a large bowl; add cabbage, raisins, and broccoli, and stir to coat. Cover and chill 1 hour. Stir in pecans just before serving.

*1 (16-oz.) package coleslaw mix may be substituted.