Summer Entertaining: Buttermilk Cole Slaw

Southern Barbecue Cole Slaw Rebecca Gordon Buttermilk LipstickSummer Entertaining

Bold & smoky barbecue ribs beg for an old-fashioned crunchy side. 
Balance the plate with this sweet & tangy dish.

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makes 16 servings

4 lbs cabbage, rinsed, cored & cut into 1 1/2-inch chunks
3 carrots, scraped & sliced
3 scallions, sliced
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1/2 cup whole buttermilk
3 Tbsp honey
3 Tbsp Dijon mustard
2 Tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp Kosher salt
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

one
Pulse the cabbage & carrots in 5 to 6 batches
in a heavy duty food processor
several seconds or until coarsely ground.
Place each batch in a large bowl.
Add the scallions.

 i blended until the size was similar to sunflower seeds
feel free to pulse a few batches a wee bit less for a texture variation

two
Whisk together the mayonnaise, the buttermilk, the honey, the Dijon,
the lemon juice, the salt & the pepper in a separate large bowl.

the dressing will be a touch thin

Fold the cabbage mixture into the dressing.

taste the slaw & adjust the seasonings

three
Serve right away or make up to a day ahead of time & chill in the refrigerator.
Stir well before serving with a slotted spoon.

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{testing notes}

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Pass on the lettuce.

Slaw adds sweet crunch to many lunchtime options.
Perk up standards such as pulled pork barbecue, a reuben & turkey.
To keep bread from getting soggy, layer between meats & cheeses.

etc

The Cabbage

Expect a good bit of water to release once tossed with the dressing.

Season the cabbage generously.
Add enough salt to allow all of the flavors to shine through.

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