Thursday, March 11, 2010

Fresh Cilantro Cucumber Cold Slaw

This cold slaw pairs well with Mexican dishes. The light fresh taste is a compliment to grilled meats and fish.
2 1lb Packages Cold Slaw Mix, (Shredded Red Cabbage, Green Cabbage & Carrots)
1 English Cucumber, Quartered & Sliced
1/2 White Onion, Chopped
1/2 Jalapeno, Chopped
1/4 C Cilantro, Chopped
2 Garlic Cloves, Crushed
Juice and Zest of 1 Lime
1/3 C Olive Oil
2 T Red Wine Vinegar
1 t Salt
1 t Pepper

Place Slaw mix in a bowl with cucumber, onion, jalapeno, & cilantro. In a separate bowl whisk together garlic, lime juice, zest, olive oil, vinegar, salt & pepper. Fold into cold slaw mixture until well mixed. Refrigerate until use.

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