Clantro

Cole Slaw with cilantro and sauteed garlicI stumbled across this ‘different’ recipe for slaw salad in a grocery store flyer. There’s no mayonnaise, traditional white vinegar, paprika, celery seed or some combination of these ingredients. The garlic gives the salad some bite, and a smoky flavor. The cilantro brightens the whole salad for a fresh feeling.

After several tries, I discovered the slaw needed more garlic (but I love garlic). And while we’re boosting the flavor, why not add a little fresh green onion. Upping the quantity of cilantro also works. To make the dish even easier for busy cooks, let’s use some prepackaged slaw to save time. Fresh Express’ 3-Color Delie Cole Slaw is more than adequate to the task.

This alternative slaw is delicious and good as a side or fun to try on your homemade deli-style sandwich concoction.

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