Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Empty Mayo Jar Mexican Slaw

Last night I kind of threw together a dinner that turned out so much better than anticipated.  I planned on us having shrimp tacos of some sort, and I had the ingredients to make a slaw to go over top of them.  I've been hearing about Empty Mayo Jar Salad Dressing recently, and I was so intrigued by the idea.  I always waste so much of the mayonnaise that is stuck in the bottom of the jar, and this is such a great way to use all of it up.  I also like that this recipe uses vegetables that aren't usually added into a slaw.  It's so colorful and the flavors are very unique.


Empty Mayo Jar Mexican Slaw

1/2 orange bell pepper
1 jalapeno
1/8 cup red onion
4 small radishes
handful of fresh cilantro, chopped
2 cups slaw
Using a mandolin on a very thin setting, slice the bell pepper, jalapeno, red onion, and radishes.  Combine with the cilantro and slaw.

empty mayo jar
1/4 lime, juiced
1 Tbsp white wine vinegar
1 tsp honey
1/8 tsp chipotle chili powder
salt and pepper

Pour all of the ingredients into an empty mayonnaise jar. (If you don't have an empty mayo jar on hand, you can use 2 tsp of mayonnaise instead.)  Shake the jar until everything is combined.  Pour over slaw mix and let sit for 15-20 minutes.  Serve over tacos or as a side dish.

**And a quick side note: Once you're done with the mayo jar, save the lid!  They are the perfect size to screw on top of a mason jar.  Now how's that for upcycling?

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