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Carrot, Cabbage and Apple Slaw with Soy-Tahini-Lime Dressing

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Carrot, Cabbage, and Apple Slaw with Soy Tahini Lime Dressing

Carrot, Cabbage, and Apple Slaw with Soy-Tahini-Lime Dressing

Jessica Braider
This is a really different take on coleslaw. Light, bursting with flavor, and so crunchy and delicious.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings


  • 1/4 head red cabbage thinly sliced about 3 cups
  • 2 - 3 carrots shredded (use large holes on grater) about 2 cups
  • 1 Granny Smith apple shredded (use large holes on grater) about 1 cup
  • 1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce (or use any variety) (use wheat/gluten-free, if needed)
  • 1 Tbsp. toasted sesame seeds (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1/2 lime juice only, about 2 Tbsp.
  • 2 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp. tahini (sesame paste) (use wheat/gluten-free, if needed), or use almond or sunflower butter
  • 1 Tbsp. rice wine or mirin,
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger or use 1 – 2 tsp. fresh grated ginger


  • In a medium bowl, combine the cabbage, carrots and apple.
  • In a large measuring cup, whisk together the remaining ingredients.
  • Pour the dressing over the ingredients in the bowl, and let it sit for at least 10 minutes if time allows, and up to 2 days.


Nutritional Information Per Serving (% based upon daily values): Calories 115, Total Fat: 7g, 10.5%; Saturated Fat: 1g, 1.5%; Cholesterol: 0mg, 0%; Sodium: 405mg, 17%; Total Carbohydrate: 13g, 4.5%; Dietary Fiber: 3g, 11.5%; Sugar: 6g; Protein: 3g
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Keyword 30 Minutes (or less) Meals, All, Breakfast/Brunch, Dairy-Free, Fall, Gluten-Free, Kid-Friendly, Kosher, Low Fat, Low Sodium, Make-Ahead, No Added Sugar, No-Cook, Picnic, Potluck/Buffet, Salads, Side Dish, Spring, Summer, Vegan, Vegetarian, Winter
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