Apple and Celery Root Slaw

Crisp, tangy and fresh, this versatile Apple and Celery Root Slaw can be served with pork, salmon, duck, turkey or chicken. If you can't find Cortland apples, use Granny Smith.


2 Cortland apples, cored, julienned or grated
1 small celery root, peeled julienned or grated
1 fresh red chile pepper, sliced (optional)
1/2 red onion, sliced
2 tbsp. chopped parsley
2 tbsp. raisins
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
1 tbsp. sugar
Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
1 tbsp. poppy seeds


Add apples, celery root, chile, red onion, parsley and raisins to a large bowl.

To make the dressing: Combine cider vinegar, olive oil, sugar, and salt and pepper.

Add dressing to salad. Toss. Taste and adjust for seasoning. Garnish with poppy seeds.

Yield: 4 to 6 servings.