Recipe: Asian Pear Slaw with Chilies

from Chris Faulkner for Melissa’s Variety Produce, Inc.

Asian Pear Slaw with Chilies

Makes 6 servings
Each serving equals 1/2 cup of fruit or vegetables


6 celery ribs
4 Tbsp fresh lime juice
4 Tbsp seasoned rice vinegar
1 tsp ginger root
6 Asian Pears, sliced ¼-inch thick
3 scallions, thinly sliced on diagonal
¼ cup Cilantro leaves
½ tsp Fresno chili or Jalapeno chili, finely chopped

Whisk together juice, vinegar, and ginger and stir in celery and remaining ingredients with salt and pepper to taste. Let stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.

Co-op member Christine Morin suggests substituting cabbage for celery.

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