Red Cabbage Slaw with Cilantro and Lime Dressing

Thank you guys for all the kind word over the past couple of days! I know you’re all waiting for the post about the Purple Ombre Cake. I just haven’t had enough time to finish it up. I promise it’s coming soon. To hold you over, I’ve got some tasty Red Cabbage Slaw instead.

I happen to love slaw of all types. Even the mayo based ones. I was intrigued by this lime vinegrette based slaw. And obviously, since it’s purple, I had to include it in my 1000th Post Party. This slaw has a great crunch and a summery flavor from the cilantro and lime. I will definitely be making this again over the summer for a cookout.

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Red Cabbage Slaw with Lime Dressing

Yield: Serves 8

Ingredients:

1 head red cabbage, cored
6 oz carrots, peeled and shredded
1 large bunch cilantro, leaves roughly chopped
3 limes, juiced (about 1/3 cup)
2/3 cup neutral oil, such as peanut or safflower
1 to 2 tsp sugar
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper

Directions:

Shred the cabbage finely in using a chef's knife, a mandoline, or a food processor's shredding blad. In a very large bowl, toss together the shredded cabbage with the shredded carrots and chopped cilantro.

Whisk the lime juice and oil together in a bowl or measuring cup, and whisk in the sugar. Toss with the slaw, and season generously with salt and pepper (it may need more than you think it will at first, and this salad definitely needs its salt!).

Best served within a day or two, cold from the fridge, but you can refrigerate it for up to 3 days or until it loses its crispness.

Recipe adapted from The Kitchn

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6 Responses to “Garlic Naan”

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    Fun and Fearless in Beantown — September 26, 2010 at 1:11 pm

    I would never think to make naan at home but after KAF, I think I’d do it! This looks great.

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    Kate — September 26, 2010 at 4:01 pm

    Mmmm, garlic. I made homemade naan this summer and it was glorious. Homemade bread just cannot be beat.

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    theblogisthenewblack — September 26, 2010 at 9:58 pm

    I’ve never made naan, but I ight have to!

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    Eliana — September 27, 2010 at 2:46 am

    Glad you converted because there is nothing better than garlic in my opinion. It looks like it works perfectly in this naan 🙂

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    Cornelius the Pig — September 28, 2010 at 4:15 pm

    we’ve never made naan before, but this recipe looks so good i think we’re going to have to try it!

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    Elizabeth — September 30, 2010 at 8:54 pm

    I love garlic and I’m sure it was great in naan – it looks delicious!

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