Buttermilk and herbed coleslaw

Lynnda Cloutier


This version of coleslaw as versatile. It can be served as a salad, aside, or condiment. It's especially good with steak.Source unknown

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one small savoy cabbage, about 1 1/4 pounds, outer leaves removed, cored, and cut into eight wedges
one large carrot, about 6 ounces, peeled and cut into 3 inch lengths
one small celery root, about 10 ounces, peeled and quartered
one small sweet onion, about 6 ounces, very thinly sliced, about 1 cup
kosher salt
one small clove garlic
1/3 cup buttermilk
1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or more to taste
2 tablespoons thinly sliced fresh chives
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat leaf parsley
1/4 teaspoons celery seeds
freshly ground black pepper

How to Make Buttermilk and herbed coleslaw


  • 1thinly slice the cabbage in a food processor using a 4 mm slicing disc or by hand. You should have about six packed cups. Put the cabbage in a large bowl. If using a food processor, switch to the grating disc and grated carrot and celery root or cut into very thin julienne strips by hand. You should have about 2 1/2 cups total. Add the carrot and celery root to the cabbage, along with the onion and 1 tablespoon salt and toss. Packed with slotted into a colander. Lay a plate that fits inside a colander on top of the slot and set a heady can or jar on top of the plate. Drain this in the sink over a bowl for two hours.
  • 2Coarsely chop the garlic. Sprinkle the garlic with a large pinch of salt and mash into a paste on a cutting board with the side of a chef's knife. In a small bowl, mix the mashed garlic, buttermilk, olive oil, lemon juice, chives, parsley, celery seeds, and 1/8 teaspoon pepper. Turn the slaw out onto a clean dish towel or some paper towels and pat thoroughly dry. Transfer the slaw to a large bowl, toss with the buttermilk dressing and season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice if needed. Makes 5 to 6 cups or serves 6 to 8.

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About Buttermilk and herbed coleslaw

Course/Dish: Vegetables, Other Salads

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