This simple, flavorful slaw is wonderful piled on top of tacos!
4 cups cucumber, peeled if desired, and cut into very thin matchsticks
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and diced
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
¼ cup plain Greek yogurt or sour cream
1 tablespoon lime juice
½ tablespoon honey
¼ teaspoon cayenne
Zest of 1 lime
1. In a large bowl, combine the olive oil, vinegar, yogurt, lime zest, lime juice, honey and cayenne. Mix well. Stir in the cucumber and jalapeño pepper, and season with salt to taste.
2. Set aside in the refrigerator to chill until ready to serve.
Purple Carrot-Cabbage Slaw with Cilantro
This light, fresh slaw adds great flavor and texture to this week’s fish tacos.
½-1 head green cabbage, cored and very thinly sliced
2-3 purple carrots, coarsely grated
1 Jalapeño pepper, seeded and finely diced
¾ cup freshly-chopped cilantro
½ cup sour cream or crème fraîche
Juice from 2 limes
Fresh ground pepper and salt to taste
1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sour cream or crème fraîche with the lime juice. Season to taste with fresh ground pepper.
2. In a separate bowl, combine cabbage, Jalapeño pepper, carrots and cilantro. Drizzle with dressing, tossing to coat. Season with more pepper as desired and salt to taste.