Recipe of the Week: Cat's Slaw

​This side dish is available at the Cat Cora BBQ counter at Macy's Signature Kitchen, South Coast Plaza. Broccoli slaw, sold in bags at Trader Joe's, isn't everyone's go-to choice, granted, but once combined with the dressing (adapted from Cora's grandma's recipe), it makes this tasty--not to mention healthy--crunchfest. Here's a pic of the chef herself, as she is far more attractive than a plate of slaw*.

The following recipe serves 8

2 12oz packages broccoli slaw

1/3  cup Dijon mustard
1/2 cup sugar
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil
3 tbsp hot pepper sauce such as Tabasco
1 tsp celery seeds
Salt and freshly cracked black pepper

To make the dressing, in a large bowl, whisk together the mustard and sugar until the sugar dissolves. Gradually add the olive oil and the hot pepper sauce while whisking constantly. Whisk in the celery seeds and season with salt and pepper.

Add the broccoli and mix thoroughly with the dressing. Serve right away or within an hour.

PS Congrats to Cat and her partner, who both gave birth recently (Jennifer in April, and Cat in July).

* Note: This is my opinion and no one else's. As far as I know, no scientific tests have been conducted to determine whether or not Cat Cora is indeed more attractive than a plate of broccoli slaw. If I find any, I'll post a link up here.


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