Crunchy Ontario Apple Slaw

This slaw is the perfect colourful and healthy accompaniment to your favourite Turkey and Swiss Panini sandwich or home-style grilled-cheese. Kids will love the crunch – it’s the perfect way to sneak fruit and veggies into lunch time.

Makes 6-8 servings

Variety Tip: For best results, use Ontario Gala or Honeycrisp Apples


4 Ontario Apples*, cored 4
1 tbsp lemon juice 15 mL
2 carrots, julienned or grated 2
1/4 cabbage, shredded 1/4
2 green onions, sliced 2
2 tbsp cider vinegar 25 mL
2 tbsp granulated sugar 25 mL
1 tsp each salt and pepper 5 mL
1/4 cup olive oil 50 mL


Thinly slice apples.  Arrange 6 slices on top of one another and cut into thin strips. Repeat with remaining apples. In medium bowl, toss apples with lemon juice and stir in carrots, cabbage and green onions.

In separate bowl, whisk together vinegar, sugar, salt, pepper and olive oil. Stir into apple mixture and gently toss to combine.