Simply festive

Simply festive

This simple salad will complement the colors of the season on your holiday dinner table. Cole slaw is a refreshing change from leafy salads and this one has a decidedly festive flair, along with a dressing that’s both peppery and sweet.


Ramen Cole Slaw

2 1-pound bags cole slaw mix

1 bunch scallions, chopped

1/2 pound frozen peas, thawed

1 red pepper, chopped

Combine ingredients, mix well and chill.


Salad Crunchies

Dried cherries

Toasted slivered almonds

5 tablespoons sesame seeds

2 packages ramen noodle soup mix (chicken flavored)

Break dry ramen noodles into small pieces. Add sesame seeds, almonds and dried cherries. Mix and set aside.



3 tablespoons sugar

1 1/2 tablespoons pepper

1/2 tablespoon salt

2 tablespoons Accent

4 tablespoons seasoned rice wine vinegar

2 seasoning packets from ramen noodles

1/2 cup sesame oil

1/4 cup olive oil

Mix in blender or shake really well.


Just before serving, toss all ingredients together.

Written By Babette Stenuis Stolz, Photo by Molly Hauxwell Currier