heirloomista

a woman-owned, woman-run boutique farm

 Firecracker Slaw

1 raw, unpeeled medium beet

beet leaves or kale, sliced thinly

2 medium carrots, unpeeled

1 large kohlrabi, peeled

1 tart, crunchy apple

1 small red onion

optional: shredded green or red cabbage, or broccoli stem

Dressing:

1/2 c extra virgin olive oil

1/2 c red or white wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar (or any combination)

1-2 cloves garlic, minced

pinch of ground chipotle pepper (spicy)

2 pinches ground (smoked) paprika

salt to taste

Optional: 1 tsp apple or organe juice to sweeten, 1 tsp lime juice

Directions:

  1. Put all dressing ingredients in a jar and shake to mix well. Taste, adjust salt and spiciness and let sit.

  2. shred or julienne all veggies into strips, or chop into pieces about the size of peanuts. Put in a large mixing bowl as you go.

  3. Slice red onion thinly or dice small, add to bowl.

  4. Pour 1/3-1/2 c dressing on top of veggies and toss until thoroughly coated. If you like, squeeze lime juice over top before serving.