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Celery Root and Pear Slaw Recipe

Celery Root and Pear Slaw Recipe

Juicy pears, tangy blue cheese and sweet raisins jazz up this crunchy coleslaw. “The delicious combination is wonderful served with pork roast or baked ham.” —Roxanne Chan, Albany, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 40 min. YIELD:16 servings


  • 1 medium celery root, peeled and julienned
  • 3 cups shredded red cabbage
  • 3 medium pears, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3/4 cup sour cream
  • 1/3 cup mayonnaise
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons poppy seeds
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons prepared horseradish
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons honey
  • 3/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 3/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled blue cheese


  • 1. In a large bowl, combine the first seven ingredients. Combine the sour cream, mayonnaise, poppy seeds, lemon juice, horseradish, garlic, honey, lemon peel and pepper; pour over slaw and toss to coat. Sprinkle with blue cheese. Yield: 16 servings (3/4 cup each).

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 132 calories, 8g fat (3g saturated fat), 12mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 fat.

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