Some of the vegetables at the farmers market in JanuaryVisit your farmers market for some great root veggies, break out your mandoline (or food processor) and enjoy this non-cabbage slaw. This is a side dish yet my hubby just ate a soup bowl’s worth.

winter slawIngredients:

  • 1/2 butternut squash (about 1/2 lb)
  • 1 daikon
  • 6 carrots
  • 1 small turnip
  • ½ c flavored vinegar (ie apple; I used a mixture of champagne and peach ginger)
  • ¼ c olive oil
  • ¼ c pure maple syrup
  • Freshly grounded sea salt and pepper, to taste


  • Shred vegetables and mix in large bowl.
  • Combine vinegar, oil and syrup in small bowl.
  • Add salt and pepper to vinegar mixture.
  • Add vinegar mixture to vegetables.
  • Mix well.
  • Season with more salt and pepper to taste.
  • Store in refrigerator.


Add shredded apples, cheese or chopped nuts.