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Carrot Slaw with Turnips and Miso-Maple Dressing

November 21, 2014
by Cornelia Emlen
Serves: 4
A fun salad to make with your children or other young friends. Quick and easy, too.
  • 1 – 1 ½ pounds of carrots
  • 2 large handfuls of very thinly sliced red cabbage or shredded radicchio
  • 1 – 2 purple top turnips
  • 6 tablespoons oil of choice
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ cup white miso
  • 1 teaspoon honey or maple syrup
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
Farmers To You Ingredients:
  • carrots, cabbage/radicchio, turnips, oil, cider vinegar, miso, maple syrup
Other Fresh and Pantry Ingredients:
  • soy sauce
  1. Wash and grate carrots.
  2. Thinly slice purple cabbage or shred radicchio.
  3. Either grate or thinly slice turnips. Using small cookie cutters, cut out animal shapes (I used rabbits) and toss into the slaw.
  4. Arrange cabbage and carrots on serving plate and top with turnip animals.
  5. For dressing, mix oil, vinegar, white miso, maple syrup and soy sauce together in a jar. Secure the lid and shake vigorously until completely blended. Taste and adjust seasonings.
  6. Note: For variety, experiment by adding freshly grated ginger, hot pepper or even peanut butter.