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Garden Slaw with Spicy Asian Dressing

Garden Slaw with Spicy Asian Dressing

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  • Yield: 6 to 8 side-dish servings
  • Hands On 25 mins
  • Total Time 2 hrs

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This side-dish salad tastes great with burgers or pulled pork sandwiches. Or you can toss the slaw with shredded chicken or chopped cooked ham for a main-dish salad.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 -3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 cups shredded green and/or red cabbage
  • 1 cup julienned or coarsely shredded carrot
  • 3/4 cup bite-size strips green, red, yellow and/or orange sweet pepper
  • 1/2 cup coarsely chopped radish
  • 1/4 cup snipped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onion

Directions

  1. For dressing: In a screw-top jar, combine vinegar, canola oil, sugar, toasted sesame oil (if using), ginger, dry mustard, salt and crushed red pepper. Cover and shake well.
  2. In a large bowl, combine cabbage, carrot, sweet pepper, radish, cilantro and green onion. Pour dressing over vegetables. Toss to coat. Chill, covered, for 2 to 24 hours, then toss before serving.

Variation

  • Easy Garden Slaw: Prepare the slaw as directed above, except substitute 5 cups packaged shredded cabbage with carrot (coleslaw mix) for the cabbage and carrot.

Spicy Asian Dressing

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons canola oil or vegetable oil
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper

Directions

  1. In a screw-top jar, combine vinegar, oil, sugar, toasted sesame oil (optional), ginger, dry mustard, salt and crushed red pepper. Cover and shake well to mix. Makes about 1/2 cup.

Nutrition Facts

(Garden Slaw with Spicy Asian Dressing)

sat. fat (g) 1, Folate (µg) 36, Monounsaturated fat (g) 4, Niacin (mg) 1, Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2, Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 0, fiber (g) 2, Thiamin (mg) 0, Riboflavin (mg) 0, pro. (g) 1, cal. (kcal) 110, vit. C (mg) 38, chol. (mg) 0, Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (µg) 0, iron (mg) 1, calcium (mg) 40, sugar (g) 8, Fat, total (g) 7, vit. A (IU) 3644, Potassium (mg) 229, sodium (mg) 126, carb. (g) 11

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