CARROT APPLE SLAW
Carrot and Apple Slaw is a bright and flavorful dish to serve with your spring or summer dishes.
If you’re as big a fan of KFC as I am, I’m sure you’ve tried their coleslaw, too. It’s really delicious and that’s probably why people have tried so hard to copy it at home.
I had tried several copycat recipes but none of them were quite as tasty as “the real thing”. But then a friend of mine gave me this recipe and said I wouldn’t even know the difference. In fact, she said this was even better than the original coleslaw! I had my doubts about that, but I decided to give it a go, anyway.
Boy, am I glad that I did! This really is the most scrumptious coleslaw recipe on the planet, if you ask me – and I couldn’t imagine throwing a BBQ party without making at least one batch of this!
You can make this faster by using store-bought coleslaw mix, but if you want to use really fresh ingredients and shred some cabbage yourself, it’ll make this completely out of this world!
1 Large sweet red apple
1 Large tart green apple
1 Tbsp. freshly-squeezed lemon juice
10 Oz. raw matchstick carrots (about 3 cups)
1/3 C. mayonnaise
1/3 C. plain yogurt
2 Tbsp. honey
2 Tsp. rice wine vinegar
Salt & freshly ground black pepper
3/4 C. crumbled feta cheese (about 3 ounces)
1/2 C. dried sweetened cranberries
HOW TO MAKE:
1-Core apples and cut into thin slices; cut slices into matchsticks (you should have around 3 1/2 cups julienned apples).
2-Place in a large bowl and toss with lemon juice.
3-Add carrots and stir to combine.
4-In a small bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, yogurt, honey, rice wine vinegar, and salt and pepper, to taste.
5-Pour over apple/carrot mixture and stir to coat.
6-Mix in crumbled feta cheese and dried cranberries.
7-Taste and adjust seasonings, adding more salt and pepper, if necessary.
8-Refrigerate for at least 30 minutes to an hour to allow the flavors to blend, or longer if you prefer softer carrots and apples.
9-If a bit of liquid accumulates at the bottom of the bowl, serve using a slotted spoon.
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