Sweet Potato and Cabbage Slaw

In early January of this year I found this recipe on the internet.

I don’t often buy the organic CSA boxes anymore. Yet when I do I search for recipes that use the produce I’ve gotten in the box.

This recipe calls for canola oil. It’s an unhealthy fat that should not be used in cooking at all. So I’ve created this recipe with EVOO–extra virgin olive oil.

I’ve also used regular sesame oil.


2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon lime juice

1 1/2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 cups coarsely grated peeled sweet potato (about 1 large)

3 cups thinly shredded napa or Savoy cabbage

4 scallions trimmed and thinly slicec

1 teaspoon finely minced serrano or jalapeno pepper with seeds (optional)


Whisk olive oil, lime juice, sesame oil and salt in a large bowl.

Add sweet potato, cabbage, scallions and serrano or jalapenos.

Toss to combine. Serve immediately.

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