Photo: Susie Cushner
Yield
Serves 6 to 8

You can find preshredded carrots and cabbage along with the bagged salads in the produce section.

How to Make It

Core and slice the apple; toss in 1 tablespoon of the lime juice. Place carrots and cabbage in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Let sit 5 minutes; drain and cool slightly. Whisk together oil, shallot, the remaining lime juice, salt, and cumin; add freshly ground pepper to taste. Toss carrots, cabbage, and apple in a large bowl with dressing, mint, and sunflower seeds. Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Ratings & Reviews

mbniedermier's Review

mrscrazyed
July 15, 2013
A nice light salad for a summer bbq. Went great with Lemongrass chicken.

mrscrazyed's Review

mbniedermier
October 22, 2011
I followed the recipe exactly. There is way, way too much carrot -- it totally overwhelms the slaw. I saw no advantage to soaking the vegetables in hot water; even after thoroughly draining, water ended up diluting the dressing. The dressing itself was excellent, however. The sunflower seeds added a surprising flavor. Word of warning: the salad is better eaten right away; it lost its intensity the longer it sat. Does not keep well. Even though it has potential, I doubt I'll make again.