Jalapeño-Apple Slaw with Honey Lime Vinaigrette

Instructions

Ingredients

  1. Finely slice the cabbage and cold water rinse. Drain well or send through a salad spinner; set aside, until needed.
  2. In a salad bowl, prepare the vinaigrette; mix together the honey, rice vinegar, safflower, lime juice and salt. Whisk together until smooth and saucy, set aside.
  3. Core and thin slice the apple; add to the vinaigrette, coat all slices to prevent browning.
  4. Chop the green onions, jalapeños and bell pepper. Add to the apples, stir to coat ingredients.
  5. Add the well drained cabbage. Toss to coat.
  6. Chill at least 1 hour or long enough for all ingredients to incorporate.

VINAIGRETTE INGREDIENTS

  • 1-1/2 tablespoons honey
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons safflower oil (or canola)
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon himalayan sea salt (optional)

SLAW INGREDIENTS

  • 2 large jalapeños - cut in half moons
  • 1 medium bell pepper - red, orange, yellow or a combination of colors (using mini-bells)
  • 1 very large granny smith apple (preferred) but pink lady adds a delicious tart flavor, too
  • 2 green onions
  • 7-1/2 cups finely sliced cabbage