Traditional coleslaw evokes images of picnics and cookouts, with barbecue on the menu and a warm breeze in the air. But slaws aren’t just for summer — check out the following recipes, which showcase fall ingredients in easy and refreshing seasonal side dishes.
|Brussels Sprout SlawThis new take on slaw combines shredded Brussels sprouts and radicchio in a tangy dressing, topped with caramelized pecans. Make the pecans ahead, and this dish is a breeze for entertaining.
|Broccoli Slaw with Pine NutsTake a shortcut when making this recipe and pick up a packaged slaw mix of broccoli, carrots and cabbage. Mix a simple dressing and toss in some dried fruit, nuts and herbs, and you have a simple side dish in minutes.
|Apple and Fennel SlawApple, fennel and cabbage give this slaw a nice crunch, with a creamy dressing to hold it together. A mandoline makes easy work of creating matchstick shapes from the ingredients.|
|Celery Slaw with ShrimpFresh shrimp is the star attraction in this slaw, which gains a smoky flavor from Spanish pimenton. Topped with bacon and blue cheese, it’s filling and flavorful enough to create a light meal on its own.|
|Purple Cabbage Slaw with RaisinsDeep purple cabbage adds a splash of color to the table in this dish, which makes a refreshing side dish or starter. Try a mix of purple and green cabbages for varied flavors.|