Daikon Fennel Slaw Recipe

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Category : Recipes, Salads, Vegetarian, Whatcom Locavore Basics

Daikon Fennel SlawSimplicity itself in terms of preparation, this colorful slaw salad has spectacular flavors. It makes a unique summer picnic or potluck dish. The overall effect on the palate is light and refreshing. It’s a wonderful way to try a couple of ingredients you may not have used before–daikon radishes and fennel bulb. The carrots make this look attractive, even to kids.

Daikon Fennel Slaw Recipe
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Light and refreshing, this slaw salad makes a good dish for summer picnics and potlucks.
Recipe type: Salad
Serves: 1
  • 4 inch piece of daikon radish, scrubbed and grated (home garden, Lummi Island)
  • 1 small fennel bulb, cut into "matchsticks" (Terra Verde Farm, Everson)
  • 2 small or 1 medium carrot, grated (Hopewell Farm, Everson)
  • 1 tsp hazelnut oil (Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards, Lynden)
  • 1 tsp apple cider vinegar (BelleWood Acres, Lynden)
  • 1 tsp hazelnuts, coarsely chopped (Holmquist Hazelnut Orchards, Lynden)
  • Sea salt to taste
  1. Mix all ingredients well and chill for 15-20 minutes to allow flavors to combine.

 Serving Suggestions:

Daikon Fennel Slaw makes a bright, fresh side dish for spicy, barbecued or fish entrees, such as Sauteed Sockeye Salmon Fillets.

Food Sources:

Bellingham Farmers Market, Railroad at Chestnut, Bellingham
Community Food Co-op, Cordata and Westerly, Bellingham
Home garden, Lummi Island



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