Cooking From Memory ~ A Recipe Journal

Fourth of July Carrot Slaw


This recipe for carrot slaw is not only easy to make, but goes with just about anything and everything you’ve got in mind for your 4th of July picnic. It will even sit well right next to your homemade Potato Salad! You could even toss in a pinch of cayenne pepper to create some fireworks at the picnic table!


Ingredients ~

  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon Herbes de Provence
  • 2 teaspoons honey
  • 2 Tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
  • Pinch cayenne (optional)
  • 6 medium carrots, shredded
  • 2 Tablespoons chives, chopped, for garnish

Method ~

In a medium bowl combine garlic, white wine vinegar, Herbes de Provence, honey, grapeseed oil, salt, pepper and cayenne, if using.—Stir to combine. Add the shredded carrots and toss. Sprinkle chives on top for color and garnish.

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