Learn how to make Green Apple Coleslaw from Alon’s Bakery & Market

Q: I stopped to pick up lunch from Alon’s [Virginia-Highland location] — lump crab cakes, polenta and a delicious Green Apple Coleslaw. It was shredded cabbage, carrot, red onion and very thinly sliced green apples (maybe Granny Smith) with a very light dressing. Would it be possible to get that recipe? Thanks. — Annette Wade, Atlanta

A: Alon Balshan sent us the recipe for his Green Apple Coleslaw, a vegetable mixture just as Wade described it with a dressing made light and tangy with the combination of apple cider vinegar, lemon juice and Dijon mustard.

Alon’s Bakery & Market’s Green Apple Coleslaw

5 cups finely shredded green cabbage

1 cup matchstick-cut Granny Smith apple

1 cup matchstick-cut carrot

1/4 cup matchstick-cut red onion

1 cup Hellman’s mayonnaise

2 tablespoons granulated sugar

1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar

2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons Dijon mustard

Kosher salt and black pepper

Chopped parsley, for garnish

In a large bowl, combine cabbage, apple, carrot and onion.

In a medium bowl, whisk together mayonnaise, sugar, vinegar, lemon juice and mustard. Pour over cabbage mixture and toss. Season to taste. Garnish with chopped parsley if desired. Makes: 5 cups

Per 1/2-cup serving: 195 calories (percent of calories from fat, 81), 1 gram protein, 9 grams carbohydrates, 2 grams fiber, 19 grams fat (3 grams saturated), 8 milligrams cholesterol, 181 milligrams sodium.

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