Nick Fauchald uses bresaola (salty, air-dried beef) to add savoriness to this crunchy fennel slaw. The delightful walnut-and-basil pesto comes together in less than five minutes in a food processor. More Quick Side Dishes
In a food processor, pulse 1/2 cup of the walnuts with the basil and garlic until finely chopped. Add the oil, mayonnaise and lemon juice and process until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.
Coarsely chop the remaining 1/4 cup of walnuts. In a large bowl, toss the fennel with the cabbage, bresaola, chopped walnuts and pesto. Transfer to plates and serve.
Vibrant Rioja red.