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Fennel-Apple Slaw

October 11, 2011


I am a huge fennel fan so this recipe for Fennel-Apple Slaw is one of my new fall favorites. Fennel, which looks like a cross between an onion and a bunch of celery, has a slightly sweet anise (licorice) flavor. It has the perfect crunch to pair with shredded cabbage, and it makes a great addition to any salad or slaw recipe. I love it in this vegetarian combination with Greek yogurt, walnuts, dried cranberries and fresh dill. Fennel is also good for you, containing Vitamins A and C, fiber, folate, potassium and calcium.

Fennel-Apple Slaw

Try using nonfat Greek yogurt in this fall slaw recipe for a healthy and creamy addition.
Prep: 20 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
Ingredients
1 (6-ounce) container nonfat Greek yogurt
3 tablespoons sherry vinegar (apple cider vinegar can be substituted)
1 tablespoon olive or canola oil
1 tablespoon reduced-fat mayonnaise
1/8 teaspoon sea salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper pepper
1 fennel bulb, stems removed and sliced into thin strips
3 cups shredded cabbage slaw mix
1 to 2 large Granny Smith apples, chopped
1/2 cup chopped toasted walnuts
1/3 cup dried cranberries
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
Preparation
1. Whisk together yogurt, vinegar, olive oil, mayonnaise, salt and pepper in a small bowl.

2. Place cabbage in a large salad bowl. Add yogurt mixture, tossing gently. Top with apples, walnuts, cranberries and fresh dill. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes.



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23 Responses to “Fennel-Apple Slaw”
naomi says:
October, 12 2011at 02:03 am
I love fennel and apple separately, but together they are such a refreshing combo. I love how you add the greek yogurt to it to make a slaw-so smart!
October, 11 2011at 10:20 pm
I was just looking around for a fennel-apple slaw recipe last week - perfect timing! It sounds wonderful.
Sommer@ASpicyPerspective says:
October, 11 2011at 09:28 pm
This looks awesome, honey! I love fennel with a little sweetness. :)
marla says:
October, 14 2011at 08:56 pm
A fresh, light and pretty salad :)
October, 23 2011at 08:44 am
I think this is going on my Thanksgiving dinner menu! Love the flavors!
Winnie says:
October, 11 2011at 07:08 am
I love fennel, too, and this slaw looks great! Hope you are doing well Alison :)
Julie says:
October, 11 2011at 08:01 am
This looks so fresh and healthy. Can't wait to try this one
Amy says:
October, 11 2011at 08:01 am
What a great new way to make slaw. I think this may go on my Thanksgiving menu
October, 11 2011at 08:46 am
I think I just grew a cape reading this. w.o.w.
kelley says:
October, 11 2011at 08:53 am
I don't normally love raw fennel but this slaw does look really good. I bet the apples and dill make it super refreshing!
October, 11 2011at 09:11 am
I love anything with fennel in it, but especially raw fennel-- can't wait to make this!
Jeanette says:
October, 11 2011at 09:14 am
Sounds like a nice refreshing fall salad!
kathy says:
October, 11 2011at 09:27 am
I do not like the tast of anise (licorice) what do you suggest for a replacement ? Maybe celery ?
October, 11 2011at 09:31 am
I'm with you on the licorice taste Kathy! But I'd bet green cabbage would be fab in this too. Looks wonderful Alison!
October, 11 2011at 09:35 am
Looks amazing Alison. I love fennel and apples. Never thought to make a slaw with it. Yum!
October, 11 2011at 11:11 am
this would be fantastic on a sandwich to add a little crunch (instead of potato chips, which i admit i put on there for texture). i love both fennel + apple, + i think it would be perfect on a roast chicken or turkey sandwich. yum!
October, 11 2011at 11:19 am
Nice!
Marly says:
October, 11 2011at 11:23 am
Looks fabulous as always - can't wait to give it a try. By the way, it was wonderful seeing you this weekend. Loved your presentation!
October, 11 2011at 12:02 pm
What a refreshing and delicious looking slaw, Alison! I love the flavors you used in this. I'll be trying it soon!
October, 11 2011at 12:58 pm
I love the crunch of fennel in slaw and apples are a nice compliment.
October, 11 2011at 02:28 pm
Fennel has such a wonderful taste and crunch, and this is a wonderful change-up to a standard bowl of slaw.
October, 11 2011at 07:21 pm
Mmmmm...this looks delicious! I love fennel too! :-)
Aggie says:
October, 12 2011at 03:19 pm
I love fennel, especially raw. what a great salad to use it in! Love this Alison!

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