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Orange Basil Cole Slaw with Apricots & Pine Nuts
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
 

Orange Basil Cole Slaw is an easy recipe for a summer side dish. Just season your cole slaw mix with an orange and basil scented vinaigrette, stir in apricots and toasted pine nuts and you’ve got the perfect crunch, bursts of sweetness and nutty flavor in every mouthful!

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: basil cole slaw, cole slaw with pine nuts
Servings: 8
Calories: 158 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
Ingredients
  • 6 Tbs. pine nuts, about 2 oz.
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbs. chopped fresh basil
  • 1 Tbs. sugar
  • 1 tsp. orange zest
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. coarsely cracked black pepper
  • 1 (16 oz. ) pkg. cole slaw mix
  • 1/2 cup dried apricots, about 4 oz., chopped
Instructions
  1. Arrange pine nuts in single layer on microwave-safe dish. Microwave nuts 1 minute, then continue to microwave in 30 second intervals until lightly toasted. Reserve.
  2. In serving bowl whisk olive oil, vinegar, basil, sugar, orange zest, salt and pepper until blended.
  3. Add cole slaw mix, apricots and reserved nuts. Toss until evenly coated.
  4. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Recipe Notes

Makes 6 cups.

Nutrition Facts
Orange Basil Cole Slaw with Apricots & Pine Nuts
Amount Per Serving
Calories 158 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 241mg10%
Potassium 139mg4%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 319IU6%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 6mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.