July 7, 2013

Purslane and Microgreen Slaw with Mint Verjus Dressing

Minimalist farm-to-table recipes created with local fresh produce paired with homemade infused oils, dressings, marinades, pestos and sauces.  By eating seasonally, we reap the benefits of good health through nutrition from fresh, unprocessed and sustainable produce.
 

Recipe: Purslane and Microgreen Slaw with Mint Verjus Dressing


This recipe features local produce from 9 Bean Rows Farm,
Spring Hollow Farm, Murray's and locally produced products from Food for Thought and Black Star Farms.

Ingredients

Farm fresh local mint
Local verjus
Local olive oil
Smoked paprika
Farm fresh local green cabbage
Farm fresh local purple cabbage
Farm fresh local p
urslane
Farm fresh local white daikon radish microgreens

Directions

Remove mint leaves from stems, wash and dry mint leaves. Mince one tablespoon mint and add it to a glass jar. Stir in three tablespoons verjus, two tablespoons olive oil, one eighth teaspoon sea salt and one eighth teaspoon pepper.

Chop two cups green cabbage, two cups purple cabbage and add to a glass mixing bowl. Remove stems from two cups purslane and add to the mixing bowl. Add mint verjus dressing to slaw, stir slaw and let rest for ten minutes.

Gently fold in one cup white daikon radish microgreens to slaw before serving with a dash of sea salt.