Close up shot of a slaw with shredded rutabaga, apples, pears, and kale. Slaw is garnished with dates and almonds.

Close up shot of a slaw with shredded rutabaga, apples, pears, and kale. Slaw is garnished with dates and almonds.

Rutabaga and Apple Slaw

A crunchy and slightly sweet summer slaw featuring rutabaga, apple, pear, kale, and sweet dates tossed in a savory Dijon vinaigrette.
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Prep Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Salads, Sides
Cuisine American
Servings 10 Servings

Equipment

  • Grater

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium rutabaga, trimmed, peeled, and shredded
  • 1 small apple, shredded
  • 1 pear, cut into matchsticks
  • 1 cup kale, finely shredded
  • ½ cup peanuts, chopped
  • 5 pitted dates, sliced

Dressing

  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons red wine or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon honey*

Instructions
 

  • Add rutabaga, apple, pear, and kale to a large bowl.
  • In a separate bowl, add dressing ingredients. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour dressing over slaw and mix gently until coated. Top with peanuts and dates.
  • Serve at room temperature or chill in refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Notes

*Avoid giving honey to children under the age of one. 1 teaspoon of agave syrup or sugar can be used in place of honey.
Change it Up
  • Substitute almonds or walnuts for the peanuts.
  • Swap dried cranberries or raisins for the dates.

Nutrition

Calories: 140calCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 3gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 20mgFiber: 3g
Keyword BBQ, Healthy, Potluck, Summer, Vegetarian
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