Grilled Maple-Apple Slaw

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 8

Ingredients

  1. ½ (125 mL) cup bottled Italian dressing
  2. 1 tbsp (15 mL) grainy Dijon mustard
  3. 2 tsp (10 mL) maple syrup
  4. 2 Gala apples, cored and quartered
  5. 6 cups (1.5 L) Compliments Coleslaw Mix
  6. 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) sliced green onions
  7. 1⁄2 cup (125 mL) pecan pieces, toasted
  8. 1/4 tsp (1 mL) each salt and pepper

Method

  1. Preheat barbecue to high and lightly oil grill. In small bowl, whisk dressing with mustard and maple syrup. Toss apples with 2 tbsp (30 mL) dressing mixture, reserve remaining dressing. Grill apples, turning once, until well-marked but still firm, 2 to 3 min. Cool until easy to handle and chop into bite-size pieces. 
  2. Toss coleslaw mix with apples, remaining dressing, green onions, pecans, salt and pepper. Let stand at room temperature 15 min. before serving. 

Tip: Leftover slaw can be reserved, tightly covered, in refrigerator up to 3 days.