Creamy Broccoli Slaw

My family loves broccoli slaw!  This is one of those recipes that I’m always asked to make.  And, I really don’t mind at all! I came up with this idea after visiting with some family.  My cousin brought a broccoli slaw made at a local deli and it was fantastic!  So, I took my regular coleslaw recipe and swapped out the cabbage for broccoli and….viola!  Broccoli slaw!

Broccoli Slaw

I love this recipe for two reasons…1.)  it’s any easy way for me to get my son to eat more raw veggies (and broccoli to boot!) and 2.)  this recipe uses the stems of the broccoli…a part that we usually waste don’t normally eat.

[print_this]Creamy Broccoli Slaw
Compliments of It’s a Keeper
www.everydaytastes.com

6 cups shredded broccoli (use the entire stalk, including stem)
2 cups shredded carrots
1/4 cup finely sliced sweet onion
2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 tsp black pepper
1 cup mayonnaise
1/4 cup sour cream
1 Tbsp coarse-grained mustard
3 Tbsp prepared Horseradish

In a large bowl, combine the lemon juice, vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper, mayonnaise, sour cream, mustard and horseradish. Add broccoli, carrots and onion.  Mix well.  Refrigerate for 1 hour.
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Is It a Keeper?

This recipe always gets rave reviews!  And, it’s so easy to make when you enlist the help of your food processor.  I use the grating disc to quickly grate the broccoli, carrots and onions.  Seriously, it takes me more time to clean everything up than it does to grate the veggies.  Seriously!  Or, if you’re really short on time,you can always buy the bagged broccoli slaw mix.

I look for the broccoli with the longest stems when I’m making this recipe.  I trim off the very ends of the stalks and clean off any leaves. The rest gets a whirl in the ole Cuisinart!

This is a great twist on the classic coleslaw.  I hope you enjoy it as much as we do!

Christina

 

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Hi! I'm Christina, the chief cook and bottle washer here at It Is a Keeper! I scour cookbooks, recipe boxes and the internet to bring you only the BEST recipes that have my seal of approval. Most of my recipes are easy enough for busy weeknights and simple enough for those that think they can't cook. Thanks for stopping by!

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Comments

  1. says

    This version of broccoli slaw sounds delicious – I’m sure it will be a keeper in my kitchen too! Bookmarking for later.

    Thanks so much for linking up with the Feed Me Friday hop. I’m so glad that you did.

    I look forward to reading more from you!

    Best,
    Emily from Nap Time Is My Time

  2. Marguerite says

    Love broccoli and this slaw looks fab and I will be trying it very soon. Thanks for the great recipe!

  3. says

    This looks and sounds absolutely delicious.. I love broccoli, and I love slaw :)

    Anywho,

    I just wanted to stop by to tell you thanks for joining in last week for Wobble Over Wednesday, You were chosen as the featured blog for this week, and you got the #2 spot, as well as a week of ad space on my blog :)!!

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