Sweet ‘n Sour Cole Slaw

May 28, 2008 at 2:17 am 16 comments


We made this for the fist time with our friends in Cambria, CA…and we all LOVED it! This would be a great dish to take to a potluck…it doesn’t scream “RAW” πŸ™‚ But it is amazingly tasty and addictive. I kept going back for more. There is just something about the mixture of sweet and sour that I love.

Sweet ‘n Sour Cole Slaw
Living on Live Foods by Alissa Cohen

Serves 2-3

1 medium cabbage, shredded (I used green and red to make it pretty)
2 large carrots, shredded
1/3 cup dried apricots, finely chopped
1/3 cup olive oil (I always try to cut the oil by half if your tastes will allow)
1 T honey
3 T apple cider vinegar
1/2 t sea salt
Pinch of allspice
1/2 cup raisins

Place the cabbage, carrots, and apricots in a large bowl.

In a small bowl, mix the rest of the ingredients except the raisins and pour over the cabbage mixture. Cover and let sit for 1 hour. This is an important step…as it will help soften the cabbage a bit. Mix in raisins just before serving.

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  • 1. clbeyer  |  May 28, 2008 at 2:42 am

    Mmmm. I will look forward to making this one!

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  • 2. heather  |  May 28, 2008 at 1:33 pm

    Do you use Raw Honey?
    Or just the regular?? πŸ™‚

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  • 3. livelightly  |  May 28, 2008 at 2:13 pm

    I use raw honey…but either would work.

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  • 4. Carolyn  |  May 28, 2008 at 4:07 pm

    Wow! I think this is something even I could make!!!! Off the the markey to get me some cabbage!

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  • 5. Katherine  |  May 28, 2008 at 7:36 pm

    YUM! We are going to a BBQ tonight, this will be great! Thank you!

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  • 6. sara  |  May 29, 2008 at 5:14 am

    I so appreciate all the recipes you post! Most of them I have tried have become keepers. You have inspired me to share more recipes on my blog as well. I just posted two raw salads that I love tonight and since I think that our taste buds like similar tastes, I want to invite you to check them out! You can let me know if my assumption is right! Peace!

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  • 7. Nicole  |  May 29, 2008 at 5:01 pm

    I had all the ingredients on hand so I made this last night. I’m eating it for lunch right now and it’s delicious! Thank you! I have been drinking green smoothies for a couple of months now and am trying to go more and more raw. I have never been healthier and I can’t stop talking about how this change has affected me.
    I am fairly new to your blogs and I have been totally inspired by them. I can’t stop reading your archives. I live in Ankeny so I am even more inspired knowing you lived in Des Moines. I wish I could talk my husband into doing what you are doing!
    Thanks for putting yourself out there!

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  • 8. lauren  |  June 3, 2008 at 5:16 pm

    I made this last night, and boy was it yummy!
    Even better today when I had some leftover for lunch πŸ™‚

    Thanks for sharing!

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  • 9. Corinne  |  June 4, 2008 at 7:39 pm

    I made this the other night and it was delicious. It looked and tasted delicious! Thanks

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  • 10. Kolfrinnas Korner  |  June 5, 2008 at 3:35 pm

    Your recipes and food pirctures look so yummy! I have a question….We don’t have a health food store close by and I don’t like to order online, can I use the packaged nuts from the grocerey store (usually found in the baking aisle) in place of the raw nuts called for in your recipes?

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  • 11. Carrie  |  June 6, 2008 at 11:58 pm

    I’m going to try this out for my birthday party on Friday. Thanks for sharing! Sara, would it be okay if I post the recipe on my blog with credit and a link to you? πŸ™‚ Thanks, Carrie from San Antonio

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  • 12. Debbie in CA  |  June 11, 2008 at 2:31 am

    When I brought this lovely salad to the table tonight the eyebrows around the table raised skeptically (my kids are non-slaw-eaters). My husband and I enjoyed large helpings and the kids politely took small dollops. They took a bite and smiled wide. “This is really good!” they chimed, and helped themselves to more. Bravo! This is a GREAT recipe and SO EASY. Thanks Sara. : )

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  • […] we are having this sweet and sour cole slaw recipe.Β  I have sampled some already and I know this will be a big hit.Β  In place of the carrots, […]

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  • 14. Maria Kenney  |  July 15, 2008 at 1:28 am

    The best thing about this slaw is that it only gets better after a day or two in the fridge. All the flavors mix & mingle — yum. I used apples instead of apricots and added beets — it was great.

    I’m new to this blog — thanks for being a great resource for us out here!

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  • 15. Irene  |  September 9, 2008 at 4:58 pm

    Can I use sugar instead of the honey. If so, how much sugar??

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