Sweet & Spicy Napa Cabbage Slaw
FOR THE SLAW1. 1/3 cup golden raisins 2. small head napa cabbage (2 pounds), ribs removed, leaves thinly sliced crosswise 3. 2 medium carrots, shredded (2 cups) 4. 1 small apple, such as Granny Smith, cored and cut into 1/2-inch cubes (1 cup)
FOR THE DRESSING1.1/3 cup cider vinegar 2. 1/4 cup honey 3. 2 tablespoons spicy stone-ground mustard, (dijon works too) 4. 1 large jalapeno chile, stem, ribs, and seeds removed, minced (3 tablespoons) 5. 2 teaspoons coarse salt 6. 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper 7. 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
PUT IT ALL TOGETHER
Make the slaw: Cover raisins with boiling water in a small bowl, and let soak for 15 minutes. Drain. Toss together raisins, cabbage, carrots, and apple in a large bowl.
Make the dressing: Whisk together vinegar, honey, mustard, jalapeno, salt, and pepper. Pour in olive oil in a slow, steady stream, whisking constantly until emulsified. Toss slaw with dressing just before serving.