Pomegranate Coleslaw

Pomegranate is a fruit that has been cultivated and naturalized over the whole Mediterranean region since ancient times.  They are high in antioxidants, have a sweet flavor, and have a gorgeous colorful appearance. Over the years they have grown in popularity and are used in Kosher recipes during Rosh Hashanah.

Here’s a unique side dish for any time of the year.pomegranate coleslaw

 

Ingredients

  • 1 14oz. bag coleslaw
  • 1 Granny Smith apple, julienned
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 1/3 cup pomegranate seeds
  • 1/4 cup grapeseed oil
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (or lemon juice)
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tsp whole grain mustard (with mustard seeds)
  • salt, to taste
  • freshly ground black pepper, to taste

 

Directions

  • Combine coleslaw, apple matchsticks, pomegranate seeds and scallions.
  • In a separate bowl, whisk together the oil, vinegar, honey and mustard.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad and mix gently to combine.
  • Season with salt and pepper.

Variation:For sweeter coleslaw, increase honey by 1-2 tbsp and add chopped pitted dates.

recipe by: Chanie Apfelbaum on BusyinBrooklyn

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