June 18th, 2014

Napa Cabbage Slaw with Yogurt Dressing

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Napa Cabbage by Early Morning Farm CSAThis slaw is easy to make, so refreshing!  Napa cabbage is the base, and any veggies can be added.  Week 2 CSA Shares include kohlrabi, so I used 1 kohlrabi and 1/2 head of Napa cabbage with a carrot added for color.  Radishes would also go well here, as well as turnips.  I included some scallions in the dressing, but go with whatever is in season, cilantro, parsley, and dill will also pair nicely with the yogurt.  If you’ve never broken down a kohlrabi before, start here.  Start by chopping your veggies, shred the cabbage finely and dice the kohlrabi in a small dice. Napa Cabbage Slaw with Yogurt Dressing I like to chop vegetables in different shapes and sizes for different dishes. Changing the texture especially in a crunchy dish like this can really add to the dish.  To cut the kohlrabi into a small dice, peel it, cut into slabs, then stack them together to dice.  Use a vegetable peeler to shave the carrot into the slaw. Napa Cabbage Slaw with Yogurt Dressing Whisk the dressing ingredients together in a bowl, then toss with vegetables.  Taste and adjust salt, pepper, and lemon if necessary.  If you like your slaw very creamy, double the dressing amount. Grilled Napa Cabbage Slaw with Yogurt Dressing Napa Cabbage Slaw with Yogurt Dressing

1/2 medium size Napa Cabbage
1 medium kohlrabi (or a handful of radishes, or one turnip)
1 carrot (optional)

Yogurt Dressing

1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons finely chopped scallion, parsley, cilantro, or dill
juice from half a lemon
salt + pepper to taste

Prepare vegetables.  Finely shred napa cabbage, peel and dice kohlrabi, shave carrot with a vegetable peeler.

Make dressing.  Whisk ingredients together in a small bowl.

Toss dressing with ingredients and serve.

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