Red Cabbage and Carrot Slaw with Garlic Dressing

This slaw is a perfect companion to grilled meats, and can also be used as a condiment on burgers or pulled pork sandwiches.

Serves 6

3 tbsp        fresh lime juice  45 mL

1 tsp           Dijon mustard  5 mL

2 tsp           sugar  10 mL

1                 large clove garlic, minced

6 tbsp        extra virgin olive oil  90 mL

4 cups        shredded red cabbage  1 L

2 cups        coarsely grated carrots 500 mL

3⁄4 cup       chopped green onion 175 mL

1⁄3 cup       raisins  75 mL               

salt and pepper

 

Whisk the lime juice, mustard, sugar and garlic together. Slowly drizzle in the olive oil and whisk until blended.

In a large bowl, toss the red cabbage, carrots, green onion and raisins with the dressing, and season to taste.

The slaw can be made up to six hours in advance and chilled until ready to serve.

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