Ranch Dressing and Veggie Makeover

Red Cabbage & Apple Slaw

This powerful high-powered salad has cholesterol lowering effects and is an excellent source of vitamin C – a sweet and tangy slaw that adds to the flavors of your game-day fare.  This salad works great as a snack and is a lovely pairing with Chinese Barbeque Buffalo Meatballs, see recipe above.

Serves: 6

For the Slaw:

  • 1 small head of red cabbage
  • 2 tart a apples, such as Granny Smith or Pink Lady, peeled and cut into ¼ inch matchsticks
  • 2 carrots, rinsed, peels and cut into ¼ inch matchsticks (may use a mandolin slicer)
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ bunch of cilantro leaves

For the Dressing:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons raw honey
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 pinches each of sea salt and black pepper

1. Start by first making the dressing in a mason jar or small bowl. Start by adding the oil then whisk in the honey, vinegar, lime juice, and the salt & pepper. Set aside

1. For the salad: Shred the cabbage into fine strips using a butchers knife or mandolin – should measure out to about 3 cups. Add into a large serving bowl along with the prepared carrot & apple matchsticks and green onions.

2. Finely shop the cilantro leaves and mix in with the salad. Coat with dressing, mix and serve or chill covered. A wonderful pairing with the Chinese barbeque Meatballs – see recipe above.

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