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Samin Nosrat's Bright Cabbage Slaw (and a few variations!)

Samin Nosrat, alumna of Chez Panisse and author of Salt Fat Acid Heat, says this bright, clean version will convert even the most emphatic naysayers of coleslaw. After having tried it, I'm a total believer. I love that this version has ZERO mayo!

The only change I made was to add matchsticks of Pink Pearl apples. They add a beautiful blush pink that echoes the red onions and an added dimension of sweetness to balance the acidity and saltiness.

This was so good on top of a bowl of steamed rice! There were also a trio of meatballs in the bowl, but I just couldn't stop eating the slaw and rice, so those three meatballs ended up all by their lonesome!

By changing up some of the seasonings, you can make a Mexican version, an Asian version and a classic Southern version (with mayo!).  See variations at the end of the recipe for details.


Bright Cabbage Slaw with Pink Pearl Apples
Adapted from Salt Fat Acid Heat by Samin Nosrat
Serves 4-6

Quarter, core and thinly slice crosswise:
1 sm…

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