To Die For Apple Bacon Slaw Recipe
Recipe type: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
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  • 4-6 pieces bacon, cubed
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • ½ head cabbage, finely chopped
  • ½ sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 1 sweet apple, finely chopped
  • ⅓ cup parsley, chopped
  • 1-2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp brown mustard
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • salt to taste
  1. In a pan, cook up 4-6 slices of bacon on medium heat with about 1 tsp of olive oil. When the bacon is just shy of beautifully crispy, take it off the heat and leave it sizzling in the fat.
  2. Get a good, crisp apple (fuji, gala, or honeycrisp), half a head of purple cabbage, and a sweet onion, and run it through the the coarse side of a box grater into a bowl. Give it a good sprinkling of salt, and mix it up. You can also chop it with a knife, very finely.
  3. For the dressing, use the pan with bacon grease and bacon and toss in the garlic, give that a swirl to saute. While that sautes add 1 tablespoon brown mustard, salt, 1 teaspoon maple syrup and 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar. Stir it up.
  4. Toss in the cabbage, onion and apple to the pan and stir to coat. Let cook for 3-4 minutes and finish with parsley.
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