Red Cabbage Slaw with Lemon Dressing

This crisp, refreshing cabbage and sprout slaw can be made with any variety of sprouts, from leafy sunflower, alfalfa and radish sprouts to sprouted lentils, chickpeas and beans.

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  • Servings: 6 to 8

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  • 1/3 cup raw sunflower seeds (1 1/2 ounces)
  • 2 teaspoons coarsely chopped jalapeƱo
  • 3/4 cup canola oil
  • 1/3 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 head of red cabbage, cored and cut into 1/4-inch-wide strips (8 cups)
  • 2 large carrots, coarsely shredded
  • 4 ounces mixed sprouts, such as sunflower and radish (about 3 cups)
  • Freshly ground pepper

How to make this recipe

  1. Preheat the oven to 350°. Spread the sunflower seeds on a baking sheet and toast in the oven for about 8 minutes, or until fragrant. Let cool.

  2. In a blender or food processor, combine the jalapeño, canola oil, lemon juice, salt and sugar and process until smooth.

  3. In a large bowl, toss the cabbage with the carrots and sprouts. Add the dressing and the toasted sunflower seeds and toss to coat. Season with pepper, toss again and serve.

Make Ahead

The slaw can be refrigerated for up to 8 hours before serving.

Contributed By Photo © Anna Williams Published September 2001

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