You won't be sorry if you try this great coleslaw variation from FoodNation w/Bobby Flay courtesy of the Pillars Restaurant. I usually give new recipes a "trial run", but served this the 1st time at a dinner party because I wanted something that would be better made a day ahead. The original recipe served 30, but I amended it slightly & reduced the quantities to be more family & small dinner party friendly. I added the blue cheese just before serving & everyone loved it!
- 3⁄4 cup mayonnaise
- 1⁄4 cup Dijon mustard
- 1⁄4 cup brown sugar
- 1 1⁄2 tablespoons cider vinegar
- 1 tablespoon buttermilk
- 1⁄2 tablespoon celery seed
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon pepper
- 4 cups red cabbage (thinly sliced)
- 1 green bell pepper (thinly sliced)
- 1 large carrot (grated)
- 1⁄2 cup onion (thinly sliced)
- 1 cup blue cheese (crumbed, may use the other British variety of Stilton)
To top prior to serving
- 1⁄4 cup bacon (fried crisp & crumbled) (optional)
- 1⁄4 cup sun-dried tomato (roughly diced) (optional)
- Combine the 1st 8 ingredients at one time & mix well.
- Prepare ea veggie ingredient & add, mixing well after ea new addition to ensure even distribution.
- Refrigerate overnight & add blue cheese, mixing well just before serving.
- Note: For a more asthetic presentation, I topped it off w/the crumbled bacon & diced sun-dried tomato.
Wow! The dressing for this slaw is wonderful. I used green onions vs. regular and I left out the bell pepper. I used a pre-packaged slaw mix which already had red cabbage and carrot. Love the addition of the blue cheese and bacon. YUM! Made for the For Your Consideration tag game.
This was really good. It is fascinating how it shrinks in half after about 10 minutes of the cabbage wilting. We really liked the bacon with it, but not the sun-dried tomatoes. I used less salt, mustard, sugar and blue cheese and a lot less mayo (but made it up with more buttermilk) for our tastes. Served 4.
The dressing in this slaw is fabulous - sweet/savoury and tart, and then you get an eye-opening bite of blue cheese (I used the Stilton, as suggested). Did leave out the sun-dried tomatoes as my kids aren't fans. DH said to give this a lot of stars, so there you are.