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Mixed Veggie and Fruit Slaw Recipe

Most people know that coleslaw is a shredded cabbage salad that is combined with a dressing. But why is it called coleslaw? The word cole means a plant from the brassica family. The vegetables in that family include cabbage, Brussels sprouts, kale, broccoli, various greens, and cauliflower. The word slaw is derived from the Dutch word sla, which was their shorthand way of saying salad. My latest slaw recipe combines different tastes, textures, and colors from both veggies and fruits. The dressing is one of my favorite combinations of sweet and sour with savory tastes. Then, just for fun, I threw in some raisins into the mix.

Mixed Veggie and Fruit Slaw Recipe


3 cups coarsely grated summer squash (I used zucchini.)
2 cups coarsely grated carrots
2 cups coarsely grated apple
cup finely chopped celery
cup raisins
cup freshly squeezed lime juice
cup vegetable oil (I used a sunflower and grapeseed mixture.)
2 tablespoons agave nectar (I used Madhava Raw Amber.)
2 tablespoons honey (If you want a vegan salad, just substitute more agave nectar.)
- 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger root (optional)
2 teaspoons of tahini (optional)
2 teaspoons of Inglehoffer Stone Ground Mustard (Optional, but please do not substitute other mustards.)


In a large bowl, mix the grated summer squash, carrots, and apples together. Toss with the chopped celery and raisins.

In a two cup glass measuring cup, mix together the lime juice, vegetable oil, grated ginger, tahini, and stone ground mustard, if you are using the optional ingredients. After it is thoroughly mixed add the agave nectar and honey. Drizzle the dressing over the veggies and fruits in the large bowl. Toss gently to coat the veggies and fruits with the dressing. Refrigerate for a couple of hours to let the flavors mingle.

This is a light and tasty slaw that is just full of flavor. If you want a sweet slaw, leave out the optional ingredients. Adding the optional ingredients will give your slaw a sweet and savory flavor. Decide how much ginger to use, if you use it, based on how much you love the flavor of fresh ginger. I used the higher amount and all of the optional ingredients for my slaw. Using my Kitchen Aid food processor made short work of the grating.

Serve this as a side dish with your sandwich meal. Another way to use this slaw is on a breakfast sandwich. Toast an English muffin and add cheese to one side. Place a cooked sausage pattie or some thinly sliced ham on top of the cheese. Then, pile a bit of the slaw on the meat. Top the sandwich off with the second half of the bun. Yum, yum! Enjoy your sandwich meals.

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